The battle is already underway, with rumors circulating that President Obama's second-term Energy secretary, Ernest Moniz, is a top candidate to get his old job back under President Biden. “We need every option we can generate for low carbon, and that means a very, very broad portfolio of technologies. As Secretary, he advanced energy technology innovation, nuclear security and strategic stability, cutting-edge capabilities for the American scientific research community, and environmental stewardship. We believe that we need to minimize stranded assets – and have no stranded workers – in the energy transition to come. Read writing from Energy Futures Initiative on Medium. The Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) is a nonprofit organization in Washington founded by former Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz dedicated to addressing the imperatives of climate change by driving innovation in energy technology, policy and business models to accelerate the transition to a clean-energy global economy. Ernest J. Moniz is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) and president of EJM Associates. EFI harnesses the power of innovation to build a secure, affordable, low-carbon energy future. Moniz later joined the board of Atlanta-based Southern Co., whose power plants are among the most polluting of any major U.S. energy firm. Ernest Moniz energy think tank. Lord George Robertson Member, International Advisory Board, Atlantic Council; Former Secretary General, NATO. Moderated by. Ernest J. Moniz served as the thirteenth United States Secretary of Energy from 2013 to January 2017. Leadership & Staff. 900 17th St. NW Suite 1100 Washington, DC, 20006 INFO@ENERGYFUTURESINITIATIVE.ORG 202-688-0010 The Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) is a new not-for-profit organization dedicated to driving innovation in energy technology, policy and business models. Showing 1-10 of 55 :: see all. He is joined by Principals Melanie Kenderdine and Joseph Hezir, who both have a highly successful track record in government and academia of bringing together solution-based coalitions on energy issues. Just after the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election, EFI Founder Ernest Moniz joined Michael Liebreich to discuss all things energy innovation and power on the podcast Cleaning Up. Ernest Moniz and colleagues will discuss a new report authored by the Energy Futures Initiative “Optionality, Flexibility & Innovation: Pathways for a Deep Decarbonization in California." Ernest J. Moniz President & CEO Energy Futures Initiative Inc. before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy Hearing on Reviving our Economy: COVID-19’s Impact on the Energy Sector June 16, 2020 Chairmen Pallone and Rush, Ranking Members Walden and Upton, and Members of the Committee, thank Along with Secretary of State John Kerry, Dr. Moniz negotiated the historic Iran nuclear agreement. At the Energy Futures Initiative, we are dedicated to practical, science-based solutions to the challenge of climate change. This is optimization, not compromise— the essential tenets of what we call the Green Real Deal. Science 14 Jun 2019: Vol. Moderated by. Dr. Moniz joined the MIT faculty in 1973 and was Founding Director of the MIT Energy Initiative. That also means we’re going to need negative carbon technologies,” Ernest Moniz, president of the Energy Futures Initiative and former U.S. energy secretary, said in an online rollout of the new report on October 22. Frederick Kempe President and CEO, Atlantic Council Frederick Kempe President and CEO, Atlantic Council Ernest J. Moniz was the 13th U.S. Secretary of Energy and is the CEO of Energy Futures Initiative, Washington, DC, USA. Lord Browne has more than 40 years of top-level experience in the energy sector, and as Chief Executive of BP plc was one of the first business leaders to recognize the imperative for business to confront the long-term impacts of climate change. Christa Marshall, E&E News reporter. Edited by galbraith over 1 year ago History. He is joined by Principals Melanie Kenderdine and Joseph Hezir, who both have a highly successful track record in government and academia of bringing together solution-based coalitions on energy issues. Ernest J. Moniz is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) and president of EJM Associates. presentation at the Bipartisan Policy Center. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg The organization will provide policymakers, industry executives, NGOs and other leaders options on how to advance a cleaner, safer, more affordable and secure energy future. Ernest J. Moniz President & CEO Energy Futures Initiative Inc. before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy Hearing on Reviving our Economy: COVID-19’s Impact on the Energy Sector June 16, 2020 Chairmen Pallone and Rush, Ranking Members Walden and Upton, and Members of the Committee, thank That also means we’re going to need negative carbon technologies,” Ernest Moniz, president of the Energy Futures Initiative and former U.S. energy secretary, said in an online rollout of the new report on October 22. EFI has been established by former Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz. Under the leadership of Ernest J. Moniz, EFI analysis is published and publicly available on our website: energyfuturesinitiative.org. The Energy Futures Initiative advances science-based solutions to climate change through evidence-based analysis, thought leadership, and coalition-building. Secretary Ernest Moniz President and CEO, Energy Futures Initiative Former US Secretary of Energy. Ernest Moniz was hosted by Professors Sally Benson and Arun Majumdar to discuss post-pandemic economic recovery and energy innovation.. Ernest Moniz is the Cecil and Ida Green Professor Emeritus of Physics and Engineering Systems at MIT. EFI Founder & CEO Ernest Moniz testified before the committee to discuss carbon dioxide removal (CDR) and its role in addressing the climate crisis. Moniz will give a 10-minute of the report, a summary of which was posted April 10, and the panel will answer questions about the technologies, policies, investments and innovation needed for Her 100-person office was responsible for analysis and policy development in areas that included: energy innovation; climate change; energy security; energy systems and infrastructure; and North American energy integration. And it’s human activity – as in a new industry with great jobs – that will accomplish a profound transition in our energy economy. He is the Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems emeritus and Special Advisor to the MIT President. The Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) is a nonprofit organization in Washington founded by former Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz dedicated to addressing the imperatives of climate change by driving innovation in energy technology, policy and business models to accelerate the transition to a clean-energy global economy. He served as the thirteenth United States Secretary of Energy from 2013 to January 2017. Quite the opposite, he was the Obama administration’s well-respected energy secretary, Ernest Moniz. The Energy Futures Initiative's air-capture project aims to bring new focus and dollars to an idea that proponents say is necessary to hit long-term climate targets. The Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to driving innovation in energy tech, policy & business models. At MIT, Moniz has also served previously as head of the Department of Physics and as director of the Bates Linear Accelerator Center. EFI was founded in … The Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) advances solutions to the climate crisis through building coalitions, thought leadership, and science-based analysis. Energy Futures Initiative, a not-for-profit clean energy think tank led by former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, and the National Association of State Energy Officials, which represents the 56 governor-designated State and Territory energy officials, teamed up to produce the 2018 USEER and are again producing this report. 364, Issue 6445, pp. EFI founder Ernest J. Moniz first outlined the case for broad coalition building in an editorial with Andy Karsner, a former Energy Department official in the George W. Bush administration, a concept that was praised by Tom Friedman in the New York Times. Founded by Ernest Moniz, EFI advances solutions to the climate crisis through science-based analysis. ejmoniz{at}energyfuturesinitiative.org; See all Hide authors and affiliations. Ms. Kenderdine served at the Department of Energy from 2013-2017 as the Energy Counselor to the Secretary and concurrently as the Director of DOE’s Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis. His principal research contributions have been in theoretical nuclear physics and in … This network will be supported and coordinated by a core staff of EFI analysts. Lord George Robertson Member, International Advisory Board, Atlantic Council; Former Secretary General, NATO. Secretary Ernest Moniz President and CEO, Energy Futures Initiative Former US Secretary of Energy. Moniz is the Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems, as well as the director of the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) and the Laboratory for Energy and the Environment. We are pleased to announce that John Browne (Lord Browne of Madingley) is the Chairman of EFI’s Advisory Board. He served as the 13 th United States Secretary of Energy where he advanced energy technology innovation, nuclear security and strategic stability, cutting-edge capabilities for the American scientific research community, and environmental stewardship. Under the leadership of Ernest J. Moniz, all final EFI analysis is peer-reviewed, published, and publicly available. To that end, Moniz has outlined the Green Real Deal concept to a various set of stakeholders, including lawmakers on Capitol Hill, business leaders at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, international energy investors and religious leaders, environmental and sustainability activists in a keynote address at Climate Week NYC 2019, and Capitol Hill policymakers at a presentation at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington. Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz was named co-chair and chief executive officer by the Board of Directors of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) in March 2017. We look forward to his perspectives on facing the impending transition to a deeply decarbonized future with an eye toward equity, while minimizing disparate outcomes, by harnessing advanced energy technologies. Minister Ana Palacio Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Spain. Now is the time to translate these aspirations into action within the constraints of technical, cost, and social realities. As Secretary, he advanced energy technology innovation, nuclear security and strategic stability, cutting-edge capabilities for the American scientific research community, and environmental stewardship. 1013 DOI: 10.1126/science.aay3140 Full biographies EFI Advisory Board members and EFI Distinguished Associates are available on our website: www.energyfuturesinitiative.org, Axios: Obama energy chief's new analysis group starting off with grid study, Moniz honored with the 2017 FDR Distinguished Public Service Award by the Roosevelt Institute, Ernest Moniz Introduces the Energy Futures Initiative. The Energy Initiative Moniz founded at MIT took millions of dollars from oil companies to “support sponsored research projects aligned with their strategic interests.” He’s also been a leading critic of the Green New Deal, going so far as to introduce his own so-called “Green Real Deal,” and has disparaged youth climate activists around the world as the “climate elite.” At the moment, we are nowhere close to meeting the Paris Agreement goals of keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, and therefore have to fight like hell for every tenth of a degree, on both the federal and local levels. Groups that signed on to the letter include the Sunrise Movement, Greenpeace Inc. and 350 Action. Energy Futures Initiative. Minister Ana Palacio Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Spain. Ernest J. Moniz is the chief executive officer of Energy Futures Initiative and EJM Associates. He began serving in June 2017. He placed energy science and technology innovation at the center of the global response to The Energy Futures Initiative advances solutions to the climate crisis through building coalitions, thought leadership, and evidence-based analysis. That’s what the science tells us. The Energy Futures Initiative advances science-based solutions to climate change through evidence-based analysis, thought leadership, and coalition-building. At the Energy Futures Initiative, we are dedicated to practical, science-based solutions to the challenge of climate change. “We need every option we can generate for low carbon, and that means a very, very broad portfolio of technologies. In a report co-written with Stanford University researchers, Moniz's Energy Futures Initiative argued that the Golden State would have a much … add relationship edit flag. He is the inaugural Distinguished Fellow of the Emerson Collective and CEO of the non-profit Energy Futures Initiative. Ernest Moniz, former U.S. secretary of energy, attends the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on May 1, 2017. Under the leadership of Ernest J. Moniz, EFI analysis is published and publicly available on our website: energyfuturesinitiative.org. Dr. That’s what the science tells us. At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), I founded the MIT Energy Initiative, which had a significant focus on innovation in a carbon-constrained environment and engaged all of MIT’s because I am convinced that every discipline has a schools contribution to make for advancing the clean energy transition and social justice. He also founded the Energy Futures Initiative, a … The Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to driving innovation in energy technology, policy and business models. Relationships Interlocks Giving Political Data. Dr. Moniz joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology faculty in 1973 and was Founding Director of the MIT Energy Initiative. Dr. Moniz, President and CEO of EFI, was the thirteenth Secretary of Energy, serving in the Obama Administration from 2013-2017. Moniz is one of the founding members of The Cyprus Institute and has served at Massachusetts Institute of Technology as the Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems, as the Director of the Energy Initiative, and as the Director of the Laboratory for Energy and the Environment. Moniz has outlined how a focused green strategy can win political support and help expand economies. Ernest J. Moniz served as the thirteenth United States Secretary of Energy from 2013 to January 2017. This all hands on deck approach starts with welcoming everyone to the fight. EFI has been established by former Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz. Mr. Hezir served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy from 2013-2017, leading a 200-person organization responsible for the $30 billion Department of Energy budget, including strategic planning, programming, budget formulation and budget execution. He served as the thirteenth US Secretary of Energy from 2013 to January 2017. Published: Monday, September 10, 2018. The Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) advances solutions to the climate crisis through building coalitions, thought leadership, and science-based analysis. Climate change is real, and caused by human activity. Every car, building, manufactured item and indeed our very existence in a contributor to climate change. CLIMATE Moniz group launches 'substantial' CO2 air capture project. EFI offers analytically-based, technology-informed, all-of-the-above solutions on a range of energy policy issues. He also served as a senior advisor to the Secretary on management organization and strategic initiatives. Ernest J. Moniz is the CEO and founder of the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) of EJM Associates. He will be joined on the EFI Board by Thomas F. ‘’Mack’’ McLarty III, Chairman of McLarty Associates; Andy Karsner, Managing Partner of the Emerson Collective; Leo Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers; John Deutch, the former Director of Central Intelligence and Emeritus Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Alain Ebobissé, CEO of the Africa50 Infrastructure fund; Ana Palacio, former Foreign Minister of Spain and Senior Strategic Counsel at Albright Stonebridge Group; Hal Harvey, CEO of Energy Innovation; Brent Scowcroft, former National Security Advisor and Chairman of the Scowcroft Group; and Charles B. Curtis, President Emeritus of the Nuclear Threat Initiative. We believe that we need to minimize stranded assets – and have no stranded workers – in the energy transition to come. Subscribe to Energy Transitions here: bit.ly/3g6ZAmC ⚡️⚡️⚡. Moniz has outlined how a focused green strategy can win political support and help expand economies. In that role, he advanced energy technology innovation, nuclear security and strategic stability, cutting-edge capabilities for the American scientific research community, and environmental stewardship. EFI will conduct its activities through a network of highly experienced experts including more than 20 former corporate and Government executives, researchers, investors, economists and experts on labor and environmental issues. 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