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Season Recap Part 2 - The Climate Crisis, Transport Connectivity for Development and Public Private Partnerships

Season Recap Part 2 - The Climate Crisis, Transport Connectivity for Development and Public Private Partnerships

June 8, 2022

In the final part of our concluding episode, the host, Roumeen Islam revisits some of our guests' key insights. We focus on three topics: the climate crisis, transport connectivity for development and Public Private partnerships.

Season Recap Part 1 - Digital Technologies and The Energy Transition

Season Recap Part 1 - Digital Technologies and The Energy Transition

May 26, 2022

In the first part of our final episode, the host, Roumeen Islam revisits some of our guests' key insights. We focus on digital technologies and markets, addressing the digital divide and building effective cybersecurity. The energy transition, specifically financing the transition, drivers of the renewables market, and managing the economic and social impacts.

When do Public-Private Partnerships Work Well?

When do Public-Private Partnerships Work Well?

April 26, 2022

In this episode, we learn from the experience of countries around the world the conditions that support well-functioning public-private partnerships.

Cobalt Market Dynamics and the Energy Transition

Cobalt Market Dynamics and the Energy Transition

April 12, 2022

In this episode, we discuss the importance of cobalt in the energy transition, global market dynamics and a very important cobalt producer: the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Are Renewable Energy Assets Part of National Wealth?

Are Renewable Energy Assets Part of National Wealth?

March 30, 2022

In this episode, we discuss how economic rents from different renewable energy sources may be valued and how these change with technology, market conditions, and policies.

Decarbonized Shipping: Reducing the Dependence on Fossil-Fuels

Decarbonized Shipping: Reducing the Dependence on Fossil-Fuels

March 15, 2022

In this episode, we discuss potential zero carbon bunker fuels for shipping, their development implications, the investments and regulatory incentives that may be needed.

Tackling Methane Emissions from Abandoned and Active Coal Mines

Tackling Methane Emissions from Abandoned and Active Coal Mines

March 2, 2022

 In this episode, we discuss the magnitude of methane emissions from active and abandoned coal mines under different scenarios and illustrate policy options to mitigate these emissions. 

Can Electric Vehicles and Heat Pumps Reduce Emissions Despite the Energy Source?

Can Electric Vehicles and Heat Pumps Reduce Emissions Despite the Energy Source?

February 15, 2022

In this podcast, we discuss how the adoption of electric vehicles and heat pumps can reduce GHG emissions in different countries under various assumptions about the energy mix/source and consider all emissions from their production and use.

Impact of Climate-Induced Migration on Infrastructure Investments

Impact of Climate-Induced Migration on Infrastructure Investments

February 1, 2022

In this episode, we discuss how long-term climate change and short-term weather variability may influence migration patterns and how country context is important in determining where to invest in public infrastructure.

A Carbon Tax Affects Poor and Rich People Differently

A Carbon Tax Affects Poor and Rich People Differently

January 18, 2022

In this episode, we discuss the distributional impact of a carbon tax and how to design packages that compensate the people who are affected.