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Amy Myers Jaffe      

Leading Expert on Global Energy Policy & Sustainability

Amy Myers Jaffe is Research Professor and Managing Director of the Climate Policy Lab. She was formerly the David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change at the Council on Foreign Relations.

A leading expert on global energy policy and sustainability, Jaffe previously served as senior advisor for sustainability at the Office of the Chief Investment Officer at the University of California, Regents and as executive director for energy and sustainability at University of California, Davis where she led research on low or zero carbon fuels and transportation policy. Jaffe has taught energy policy, business, and sustainability courses at Rice University, University of California, Davis, and Yale University. Jaffe is widely published, including as co-author of Oil, Dollars, Debt and Crises: The Global Curse of Black Gold, with Mahmoud El-Gamal.

Her book, "Energy's Digital Future: Harnessing Innovation for American Resilience and National Security," is published by Columbia University Press. She is chair of the steering committee of the Women in Energy Initiative at Columbia University's Center on Global Energy policy.

A frequent media commentator, Jaffe serves on the leadership council of the U.S. Association of Energy Economics and holds a Senior Fellow award from that organization for her career contributions to the field of energy economics.

Jaffe is a member of the Global Future Council on Net Zero Transition at the World Economic Forum (Davos).

Speech Topics

The Unconventionals’ Challenge to OPEC

Climate Change, Alternative Fuels & Transportation

US Energy Independence: Possibilities & Global Implications

Global Climate Policy & Energy Investing: Is the Carbon Bubble Real?

Sustainability & Risk in the Energy Sector

The Energy Future: Transformational Trends in the Oil & Gas Industry

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The Global Resource Curse: How Mideast Petrodollar Bubbles Are Financing Global Economic Meltdowns

The Oil & Dollar Crisis: A Primer on How to Avoid Losses in the Next Financial Meltdown

Oil, Dollars & Financial Crises: How To Ensure that Oil Sheiks & Interest Rates Don't Ruin Your Investor Returns

Guns & Butter: How Our Perpetual Dependence on Foreign Oil Leads to Global Financial Crises

Oil Sheiks & The Demise of the Dollar: What Investors Need to Know About the Coming Oil Apocalypse

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