Columbia Energy Exchange: New York’s Pathway to Decarbonization

This podcast episode from the Columbia Energy Exchange was posted on June 29, 2020. Listen or read the full transcript on the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy website.

The Columbia Energy Exchange podcast recently interviewed Ali Zaidi, Deputy Secretary for Energy and Environment in the Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, to talk about New York State’s ambitious targets for decarbonization. Ali Zaidi was a featured speaker at the 2016 Getting to Zero Forum, when he served as the Associate Director of Natural Resources, Energy and Science in the White House Office of Management & Budget under the Obama administration.

In the episode, host Jason Bordoff and Zaidi discuss the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, policy design informed by environmental justice, approaches and opportunities in clean energy, and more.