Podcasts and highlighted talks

  • Vranckx & Byloo: “Deze energieoorlog is een kantelpunt in de geschiedenis.” Podcast aired on October 16, 2022.
  • Waarom Europa: In this podcast (in Dutch), I look back on recent EU discussions on the sixth sanctions package against Russia, with Steven Van Hecke en Joris Vanderpoorten. Aired on 25 May 2022.
  • Turmoil podcast: War in Ukraine. Transformation in peril? I speak with Mathieu Blondeel about the energy implications of the Ukraine war. Aired on 25 May 2022.
  • Waterstofnet podcast: Hydrogen and geopolitics (in Dutch). Aired on 21 April 2022.
  • Universiteit van Vlaanderen: (How) do states use energy as a weapon? I explain this in layman’s terms in this podcast (in Dutch). Aired on 27 March 2022.
  • NTNU podcast: Eight days after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, I had a conversation with Julius Wesche on the implications for energy policy in Europe.
  • Zwijgen is geen optie (ZIGO): I very much enjoyed this long talk about the energy transformation, the Middle East and the tension between power and values in world politics. Aired on 7 January 2021, also available as a podcast. (in Dutch)
  • TED talk. On 15 October 2020, I gave a talk at a TEDx event, organized  by Carbon Tracker, on “The Geopolitics of Peak Fossil Fuel Demand.” You can watch it here on YouTube.
  • Canvas documentary. I contributed to “WATT”, a TV series in 6 episodes about energy and climate change for the Flemish television network Canvas. The first episode focuses on coal and aired on April 17, 2018. More info (in Dutch) here: (in Dutch)

Opinion pieces and guest posts