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Richard Nephew explains how unless oil prices are contained, the primary result of the reimposition of sanctions on Iran may be to ensure that Iran profits from the oil market risks that the sanctions have created.

Richard Nephew writes in The Washington Quarterly about the art of sanctions relief. 

Antoine Halff writes that while OPEC’s achievements of the last two years have been truly remarkable, past performance is no guarantee of future success. From concerns about peak oil demand and uncertainties about shale oil production growth to the unpredictability of Washington, the road ahead is a minefield.

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Richard Rhodes

On this episode of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff sits down with Richard Rhodes, a Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author, and author of newly released book, Energy: A Human History, to discuss what history can tell us about our current energy transition. 

George David Banks
Former Special Assistant to the President for international energy and environment

U.S. climate and energy policy has shifted course under the Trump Administration. From the decision to leave the Paris Agreement, to promises to prop up the coal industry, to a push for "energy dominance" and now a new "energy realism," much has...

Richard Nephew & Gary Sick
SIPA faculty

President Trump has taken new steps to fulfill his campaign promise to either end the Iran nuclear agreement or get a better deal. After much speculation over whether he would extend the deal at all, the President issued an ultimatum to Congress...