• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Richard G. Newell

Resources for the Future (RFF)

President & Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Richard G. Newell is the President and CEO of Resources for the Future (RFF), an independent nonprofit research institution that improves environmental, energy, and natural resource decisions through impartial economic research and policy engagement. He has held senior government appointments as the Administrator of the US Energy Information Administration and as the Senior Economist for energy and environment on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. Dr. Newell was previously the Gendell Professor of Energy and Environmental Economics at Duke and Director of its Energy Initiative and is now adjunct professor. He has published widely on the economics of markets and policies for climate change, the energy transition, and technology innovation. He is a board member or advisor at the National Academy of Sciences Climate Security Roundtable, the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change, the National Petroleum Council, and several other institutions and co-chaired a formative National Academies study on the social cost of greenhouse gases. Newell holds a PhD from Harvard and an MPA from Princeton.

Sessions With Richard G. Newell

Monday, 18 March

  • 11:00am - 11:40am (CST) / 18/mar/2024 04:00 pm - 18/mar/2024 04:40 pm

    Spotlight | Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial

    Geopolitics

    Primary energy demand and emissions are growing faster in Asia than in any other part of the world. Asia must find the means both to increase energy supplies and to reduce emissions. The Asia Green Growth Ministerial Partnership reflects a shared vision and commitment to action by Asian leaders to meet these challenges. How can vision and action coalesce to deliver energy security, sustainability and affordability through Asian partnerships? How can Asian policy leaders deliver more energy and less emissions to meet the economic aspirations of its people and to make its energy economy sustainable? 

Wednesday, 20 March