The new dynamics of global energy and climate: A conversation with Sustainable Energy for All CEO Rachel Kyte
Panel Discussion | Renewable Energy and India’s energy transition: A status check
The new dynamics of global energy and climate: A conversation with Exelon CEO Chris Crane
The United States has shown on many occasions that it has many other values that supersede oil, including international norms of behavior, free democratic elections, and freedom of speech. Trump can’t afford to have skyrocketing oil prices and rising gasoline prices at the pump going into the midterm elections.
[The Saudis] don’t want to give the US any reason to back away. Using oil as a weapon would hurt Saudi Arabia more than it would hurt the US.
Dollar-denominated oil survived three years of rock-bottom prices and diverging economic fortunes between the United States and the producing countries. It is unlikely to change now that the industry is more flush with cash.
Panel Discussion |Coal India Ltd.’s Journey and Coal’s Future, with Partha Sarathi Bhattacharyya, author of “When Coal Turned Gold”
[On economic diversification in oil-producing countries] That was in large part because of the realization that they can no longer depend on oil. Tangentially, the liberalization taking place—such as allowing women to drive—is part of the same trend.