Policy Editor Sam Morgan

Policy Editor Sam Morgan has reported on energy and climate policy for more than five years, focusing in particular on EU affairs in Brussels. A graduate of Columbia University’s Energy Journalism Initiative, Sam has experience of print, online and audiovisual work, producing weekly video news updates for the past two years. In 2021, he was named among the top 20 social media ‘EU influencers’ for his reporting.

       

How to update a carbon market

The EU's emissions trading system is the world's largest carbon market and will soon get even bigger when reformed rules come into play. This week we get an insider take on the updated ETS from one of the negotiators that helped write the new rules

Our top five podcasts from 2022

Entering the audio sphere in 2022, FORESIGHT Climate & Energy's podcasts have given our listeners a chance to hear directly from key personalities in the energy sector and discuss how to achieve a decarbonised economy in the most expedient way. Take a listen to our top episodes from 2022

Heat pumps are hot (and cool)

The energy crisis has prompted a major surge in demand for heat pumps and the technology is widely recognised as a no-regret option to decarbonise heating and cooling, but many are still to be convinced

Affordable energy for all

In this episode, we discuss with Next Energy Consumer CEO Marine Cornelis how to put citizens and our most vulnerable consumers at the heart of the energy transition

‘Fit for 57’?

The EU says it is upgrading its emissions reduction by 2030 to 57%, instead of the 55% that underpins its 'Fit for 55' policy package. This will require additional work and a greater understanding of the regulations

Red to green: Where to cut the tape

Clean energy technology is becoming more efficient and powerful, while more money than ever is seemingly flowing into renewables. But administrative barriers thrown up by red tape and permitting bottlenecks threaten to put a damper on the energy transition

Carbon dioxide removals

In this episode, we dispel the myths around carbon dioxide removals, an often-misunderstood piece of the climate policy jigsaw

Cleaning up aviation

Aviation has connected people and cities from around the Earth, but it has also made our planet warmer. In this episode, we will find out which carrots and sticks are needed to decarbonise air transport

Europe’s crisis policy outlook

This week, Policy Dispatch chats with Agora Energiewende expert and FORESIGHT's own Michaela Holl about the EU's response to the ongoing energy crisis

Africa’s climate transition

This week, Policy Dispatch takes a look into Africa’s energy transition, the main hurdles that the continent’s 54 nations are facing, and its untapped renewable potential with Saliem Fakir, Executive Director at the African Climate Foundation

Bioenergy under renewed scrutiny amid energy crisis

Burning wood for energy is a divisive matter. Critics say that it is an unacceptably polluting energy source, while proponents insist it is a vital part of the transition away from fossil fuels. Upcoming policy changes and unpredictable geopolitics make a complex issue thornier still

Decarbonising our buildings

In this first episode of Policy Dispatch, we take a deep dive into buildings and the need to accelerate their decarbonisation, with Member of the European Parliament Ciarán Cuffe

Introducing: Policy Dispatch

Listen to the trailer for the new podcast Policy Dispatch from FORESIGHT Climate & Energy, delving into the key policy and regulation that underpins the global energy transition

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