On June 25, The Cross-Brookings Initiative on Energy & Climate hosted Fatih Birol in a discussion facilitated by Initiative Co-Chair David G. Victor. Both renowned energy experts, they discussed the latest updates in global energy, including recent evolutions in global markets and prices, and the intersections of climate change and energy policy.
Fatih Birol is executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), and has been named by Forbes Magazine as one of the most influential people in world energy, and “Energy personality of the year” in 2017 by the Financial Times. He is also chair of the World Economic Forum’s (Davos) Energy Advisory Board and serves on the U.N. Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Sustainable Energy for All.
After the session, panelists took audience questions. Light refreshments were served.
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On January 22, 2021, David G. Victor joined the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) to discuss how AI could transform the electric power industry.