Energy and Environment
Nuclear power provides about 20% of America's energy needs, and much more in countries from Europe to Asia. Proponents cite its advantages over fossil fuels, and yet critics note dangers including uncertain long-term environmental impacts of nuclear waste. Brookings experts examine the potential and challenge of nuclear energy.
Yucca Mountain and a path to a long-term solution for nuclear waste
April 8, 2015, Richard V. Reeves
Richard Reeves looks at the problem of nuclear storage as a problem that could be helped if policymakers focused on longer-term goals and used policy commitment devices like, in this case, assigning decision-making authority to a separate institution such as a congressionally chartered federal corporation.
U.S. Foreign Policy
April 7, 2015, Jeremy Shapiro
Opinion | Affari Internazionali
April 3, 2015, Riccardo Alcaro
April 1, 2015
March 13, 2015, Hanif Zarrabi-Kashani
March 6, 2015, Hanif Zarrabi-Kashani
Blog Post | The New York Times
February 26, 2015, Robert Einhorn
February 13, 2015, Hanif Zarrabi-Kashani
February 6, 2015, Hanif Zarrabi-Kashani
January 22, 2015
January 2015, Fred F. McGoldrick, Robert Einhorn, Duyeon Kim and James L. Tyson
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Charles K. Ebinger
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Energy Security and Climate Initiative
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies
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