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.
Carlos Barria / Reuters - U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman (L-3rd L) meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (2nd R) in Vienna, Austria on June 28, 2015.
BROOKINGS LIVE: Geopolitical and U.S. political implications of the Iran nuclear deal
July 16, 2015
On July 16, in a Brookings Live online event via Spreecast, three Brookings experts will discuss the terms of the Iran nuclear agreement, its ramifications for the region and beyond, and how it plays out in the U.S. political arena.
U.S. Foreign Policy
January 2015, Fred F. McGoldrick, Robert Einhorn, Duyeon Kim and James L. Tyson
December 12, 2014, Josh Freed
Article | The International Spectator: Italian Journal of International Affairs
Autumn 2014, Riccardo Alcaro and Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi
Article | Slate
September 26, 2013, Paul Blustein
February 5, 2013, Goshi Tsukamoto
January 2013, Suzanne Maloney
January 17, 2013
November 2012, John P. Banks, Kevin Massy and Charles K. Ebinger
Article | The Nautilus Institute
March 28, 2012, James E. Goodby and Markku Heiskanen
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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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