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Jason Bordoff, Joshua Linn, and Akos Losz explores the impact of the EPA's decision to roll back US fuel economy standards. 

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Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew explores the process and impact of terminating economic santions, using Libya as a recent example. 

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Tim Boersma, Senior Research Scholar at CGEP, and Corey Johnson, associate professor and department head of geography at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, examine the history of U.S. energy diplomacy, how this foreign policy tool has been altered by the U.S. oil and gas boom, and its limitations. 

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Fellow James Stock examines a package of legislative RFS reform proposals, outlining their interactions and collective economic consequences in order to better understand how the U.S. might update and improve the RFS.

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In the first paper of the Carbon Tax Research Iniatitive series, Jason Bordoff and John Larsen outline important design considerations of a carbon tax in the United States.

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Fellow Teddy Kott and Senior Researcher Akos Losz examine how and why the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market has confounded expectations over the past three years. 

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Fellow Erica Downs examines the history of China’s small, independent "teapot" refining sector, which has had a significant impact on oil markets since Beijing’s decision in 2015 to allow these refineries to import crude oil through a system of import quotas and licenses. The unique study, which draws on both external and local sources, including Chinese-language media reports, explores the teapots' transformation over the past three years, their impact on domestic and international energy markets, and the outlook for their future.

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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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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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A working paper jointly published by the Center on Global Energy Policy, the Belfer Center at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs explores geopolitical issues that could accompany the widespread deployment of renewable energy technologies.

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