Energy and Environment
Slowing global warming is among the most complex economic, political and diplomatic challenges of our time. Cutting greenhouse gas emissions from burning coal, petroleum, and other fossil fuels will require innovation and hard work by governments, businesses and consumers alike. While there are great challenges, there are also promising opportunities in addressing the problem, not only in industrialized nations, but also in rapidly developing countries like India and China.
The U.S. Navy guided missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) enforces an exclusionary perimeter as the commercial oil tanker AbQaiq readies itself to receive oil at the Mina-Al-Bkar Oil terminal (MABOT), an off shore Iraqi oil installation (U.S. Navy/Mate 2nd Class Andrew M. Meyers).
The New Geopolitical and Security Consequences of Energy
April 15, 2014, Bruce Jones, David Steven and Emily O’Brien
Energy issues—their geopolitics, governance and security implications—are pushing their way to the heart of U.S. foreign policy. Bruce Jones, David Steven and Emily O'Brien examine impacts of the major transformation in international energy markets that has begun.
Energy and Climate
Opinion | Responding to Climate Change
April 8, 2014, Guy Edwards and Timmons Roberts
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BIG BETS & BLACK SWANS - Memorandum to the President
January 23, 2014, Elizabeth Ferris
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Warwick J. McKibbin
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Global Economy and Development, Climate and Energy Economics Project
Co-Director, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Charles K. Ebinger
Director, Energy Security Initiative
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