Daniel Yergin: Energy, Markets and the Clash of Nations

From pipelines to clean power, the world’s biggest economies are brokering developments in oil, gas, and renewables that will shape climate and politics for years to come. But COVID, plummeting oil prices, and expectations for diversity and sustainability are changing the way successful industries must do business. “This isn't about supply and demand, this is about the economies being open or closed,” says Pulitzer Prize-winning author Daniel Yergn. Will the pursuit of energy and economic efficiency help solve our global dependence on fossil fuels — or leave many societies behind? Visit climateone.org/watch-and-listen/podcasts for more information on today's episode. Guests: Daniel Yergin, Author, The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations Roger Martin, Author, When More is Not Better: Overcoming America’s Obsession with Economic Efficiency This program was recorded on August 24 and September 14, 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

by Climate One