Center scholars and fellows regularly publish op-eds in leading media outlets. Please find them below, ordered by most recent publication date.

Op-Ed

Richard Nephew

The Iran nuclear deal was destined to be controversial in its negotiation, conclusion and implementation. Nowhere is the deal more complex than in the area of sanctions relief. But, write Richard Nephew and Liz Rosenberg, blaming sanctions for the failure of a windfall for Iran to materialize — as critics and supporters alike are saying — misplaces attribution and undermines prospects for the deal’s success.

Op-Ed

Antoine Halff

Gone are the days when oil gurus agreed “$100 is the new $20”, or intoned that “the age of easy oil is over.” But it is not just prices that entered a prolonged decline, so too did OPEC’s image as market-shaping institution. Since then OPEC has seemed in terminal decline. But, argues Antoine Halff in the Financial Times, it is too early to announce OPEC’s death.

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David Sandalow

Solar power is booming. Globally and in the United States, installations grew at least 28 percent last year.The U.S. solar industry now employs more than 200,000 workers – roughly three times as many as the coal mining industry.

Op-Ed

Jason Bordoff

Many ecological benefits have been projected for driverless cars, but CGEP Director Jason Bordoff says they may also pose some risks for the environment.

Op-Ed

David Sandalow

Writing in the Huffington Post, Inaugural Fellow David Sandalow describes Cuba’s energy sector and argues that cooperation between the United States and Cuba in the energy sector would benefit both countries.

Op-Ed

Keith J. Benes

Fellow Keith Benes, Faculty Affiliate Johannes Urpelainen and colleagues write about how the recent decline in oil prices presents an opportunity for governments to reduce consumer fuel subsidies without risking a backlash from consumers and vested interests.  

Op-Ed

Jason Bordoff

Writing on CNN.com, Jason Bordoff explains how the deepening oil price collapse is having serious economic, environmental and geopolitical consequences across the world while, at the same time, creating an opportunity to adopt strong energy policies to lessen the adverse impact of oil's swings. 

Op-Ed

Jason Bordoff

Jason Bordoff and Carlos Pascual discuss how to drive private investment to meet the Paris COP21 climate goals in Democracy: A Journal of Ideas. 

Op-Ed

David Sandalow

In the next week, with the Paris climate conference underway, millions of Americans will hear and read news stories about global warming. They'll hear that allowing global average temperatures to increase by more than 2°C would be dangerous, that nations of the world have pledged to keep warming below 2°C and that, in the absence of policies, global average temperatures are likely to increase by a shocking 4°C by the end of the century. There's only one problem: Americans think in degrees Fahrenheit. 

Op-Ed

Jason Bordoff

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