Joseph Majkut

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Director, Energy Security and Climate Change Program

Joseph Majkut is director of the Energy Security and Climate Change Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). In this role, he leads the program's work understanding the geopolitics of energy and climate change and working to ensure a global energy transition that is responsive to the risks of climate change and the economic and strategic priorities of the United States. Joseph is an expert in climate science, climate policy, and risk and uncertainty analysis for decisionmaking. He is frequently cited in trade and national media on the politics of climate change and has testified before Congress on climate change and science. Before CSIS, Majkut held positions at the Niskanen Center in Washington, DC, and was a Congressional Science Fellow. He holds a PhD from Princeton University in atmospheric and oceanic sciences, a master’s degree in applied mathematics from the Delft University of Technology, and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Harvey Mudd College.

Sessions With Joseph Majkut

Monday, 6 March

  • 11:30am - 12:10pm (CST) / 06/mar/2023 05:30 pm - 06/mar/2023 06:10 pm

    IRA: Accelerating net-zero in the US

    The Inflation Reduction Act will be distributing over 300 billion dollars into energy transition technologies including electrification, carbon reduction, renewable energy. How will this influx of cash accelerate an already expanding ecosystems of industry and startups?

Wednesday, 8 March