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Report

Senior Research Scholar Antoine Halff explores the outlook for marine bunkers and the impact of new environmental restrictions to come into effect January 2020 that aim to reduce sulfur oxide (SOx) emissions from ships.

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Testimony

Richard Nephew, Senior Research Scholar and David Mortlock, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, submit written testimony to the UK Parliament on sanctions policy post-Brexit.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is facing funding cuts under President Trump's budget proposal. Bill Loveless interviews former U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz about the importance of clean energy innovation and what it will take to transition to a de-carbonized world. 

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Commentary

In a new commentary from the Center on Global Energy Policy, faculty affiliate Timothy Frye writes that despite the frequency of criticism that economic sanctions induce a rally around the flag affect, evidence in support of the claim is hard to come by.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

New sanctions are being proposed against countries including Iran, Russia, Venezuela and North Korea, with potentially significant implications for global energy markets. To discuss what these sanctions entail and their impact on global energy...

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Report

Senior Scholar Richard Nephew assesses the unintended consequences of sanctions and explores to what degree such consequences should be considered when formulating statecraft. Using the case of U.S. sanctions against Iran--which were first imposed in 1996 in the Iran-Libya Sanctions Act (ILSA) and followed up by the comprehensive embargo against Iran erected by President Clinton--Nephew examines whether these sanctions had a discernible, deleterious impact on Pakistan and its energy firms, as a result of a diminished Iranian natural gas sector.

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Op-ed

Writing in Fortune Magazine, Senior Scholar Richard Nephew outlines why new U.S. sanctions against Russia might not actually do anything.

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Op-ed

CGEP Senior Scholar Tim Boersma and Corey Johnson, Associate Professor and Department Head of Geography at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, write on the view of U.S. energy sanctions against Russia from Europe.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

From President Trump’s revocation of the Clean Power Plan and his decision to leave the Paris Agreement, to accelerating closures of nuclear power plants, to new demands from consumers for smarter and more efficient technologies to meet their...

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Global Energy Dialogue

A Global Energy Dialogue memorandum summarizes a high-level workshop on June 5, 2017 exploring the economic, social, market, and geopolitical factors influencing Russia’s present and future in regard to oil and gas.

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