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The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an enormous infrastructure initiative first announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013. The Chinese government has emphasized “green development” as an important feature of the BRI. To improve understanding of these topics, CGEP and the Center for International Energy and Environment Strategy Studies at Renmin University convened a conference on the Columbia University campus in New York City.

This book chapter, in the Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy and Natural Resourcesoffers a comprehensive assessment of the rapidly changing international political economy (IPE) of natural gas.

Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew outlines four potential paths forward for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and their implications for energy markets.

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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...

H.E. Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah
Former Minister of Energy & Industry, Qatar

Host Jason Bordoff speaks with HE Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah, the former deputy prime minister and minister of energy and industry in Qatar about: the rise of Qatar as an important global natural gas player; the future of a globally integrated...

Spencer Abraham
Former U.S. Secretary of Energy

Host Bill Loveless speaks with Spencer Abraham, former U.S. Secretary of Energy under President George W. Bush, about changes in the energy sector over the last 10 years and their implications for the outlook of energy policy under President...