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This commentary evaluates five approaches for setting CO2 prices based on the benefits and costs of reducing CO2 emissions and compares them across various desired attributes

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CGEP Scholars Tim Boersma and Jonathan Elkind discuss the state of play for European gas security. They argue that, notwithstanding the recent Stockholm arbitration decision between Ukraine’s state oil and gas company, NAK Naftogaz, and Russia’s Gazprom, the next 18 months hold the potential for new hurdles.

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CGEP non-resident Fellow Robin Mills writes that  Iran has missed many chances to use its energy resources strategically and now that the US has withdrawn from the JCPOA its economic survival depends on maintaining some unlikely diplomatic and commercial alliances.

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CGEP Scholar Richard Nephew writes about what Congress, U.S. partners, and Iran will do now in the wake of today’s announcement that President Trump will no longer authorize the renewal of U.S. sanctions waivers connected with the Iran nuclear agreement

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In a new commentary, non-resident Fellow Robin Mills examines the potential implications of Bahrain's recent discovery of 80 billion barrels of shale oil. The find marks the arrival of shale oil in the Middle East, and commercial offshore shale oil production would be a first for the worldwide industry.

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Tim Boersma, Tatiana Mitrova, and Akos Losz review natural gas developments over the past 12 months and discuss the new global gas order. 

Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sale
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Tommy Beaudreau examines the positive implications of the Department of the Interior (DOI) March region-wide lease sale--that offered about 77 million acres in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM)--and what it means for the future of the offshore industry in the United States.

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Johannes Urpelainen writes that the time is ripe for a revolution in renewable energy policy. Government subsidies that allow renewable energy generation to compete with fossil fuels no longer make sense. Instead, governments interested in clean energy and decarbonization should use policy to remove systemic obstacles to growth and integrate intermittent power supplies into the electric grid.

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Noah Kaufman examines the history and application of the social cost of carbon (SC-CO2) in the United States, focusing on the use of the SC-CO2 to set carbon tax and clean energy subsidy rates.

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Noah Kaufman and Jonathan Elkind explore whether China’s national CO2 emissions trading system (ETS) is likely to drive significant emissions reductions. 

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