Roger Pielke Jr. Gets Real

August 22, 2023 Tisha Schuller Running time:

Tisha Schuller welcomes Roger Pielke Jr., professor of environmental studies at the University of Colorado (CU) Boulder, to the Energy Thinks podcast. Listeners will hear Roger discuss the impact of incremental progress in working toward a low-carbon future.

Check out Roger’s books, The Honest Broker and The Climate Fix, along with his piece on why oil production cannot simply cease.

Along with his academic position at CU Boulder, Roger is an honorary professor at the University College London—a title he earned in 2022. When not teaching, he writes The Honest Broker newsletter and hosts The Honest Broker Podcast. Roger also serves as a science and economics adviser for Environmental Progress, a research and policy organization fighting for clean power and energy justice. In addition, Roger holds and has held numerous academic and research fellowships including the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan; The Breakthrough Institute, and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences. In 2016, Roger founded the Sports Governance Center at CU Athletics and served as its director for three years. Roger received his B.A. in mathematics, his M.A. in public policy, and his Ph.D. in political science all from CU Boulder.

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[Interview recorded on Aug. 7, 2023]

Roger Pielke Jr. Gets Real

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