Vessel in the Strait of Hormuz
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As tensions rise in the Strait of Hormuz, Ilan Goldenberg, Jessica Schwed, and Kaleigh Thomas examine three scenarios for military conflict between Iran and the United States and assess the potential impacts on global oil prices—as one specific representation of the immediate economic impact of conflict—as well as broader strategic implications.

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Writing for the Financial Times, non-resident Fellow Jamie Webster explains that the IMO energy transition, with its clear date and standards, provides valuable lessons for the larger energy transition.

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Climate change is undermining the foundations of good health; threatening the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the hospitals and clinics we depend on.

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Erica Downs examines how the US-China trade war is affecting China's oil and natural gas supply security. 

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In the first of a four-part series on the Trump administration’s dramatic escalation of sanctions to pressure and punish U.S. adversaries, Richard Nephew examines sanctions on Iran.

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Hollywood knows that while the U.S. movie market is important, international sales can generate far more revenues.

Graphic depicting emissions taxes
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Dr. Noah Kaufman, John Larsen, Peter Marsters, Hannah Kolus, and Shashank Mohan analyze the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (EICDA), introduced in February 2019 by lead sponsor Ted Deutch (D-FL). 

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Some regard Latin America as the world’s new oil frontier, and think that the region could potentially add three million barrels per day to global output during the next decade. Mauricio Cárdenas explains that although Brazil is well placed to ramp up production, Mexico and Venezuela seem unlikely to reverse declining production anytime soon.

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Daniel Raimi, Ronald Minsk, Jake Higdon and Alan Krupnick explore whether the federal government can and should intervene to reduce the challenges associated with economic volatility and offer recommendations for intervention.

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Making concrete, steel and glass requires lots of heat — and lots of greenhouse gases. The U.S. needs an agenda to decarbonize heavy industry.

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