Both The yergin Prize and another book, Commanding Heights: The premio Battle for the World premio Economy (2002 were made into PBS/BBC television series.
Both The Prize and Commanding Heights were made into award winning documentaries.
Yergin produced received three Emmy nominations, and the New York Festivals Gold World Medal for best documentary.
Yergin holds a BA from Yale University and a PhD from Cambridge University, where he was a Marshall Scholar.more.
He is also on the advisory board of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative gran and the Yale University Climate and Energy Institute.