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CGEP Research Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman analyzes a nationwide clean electricity standard proposed by Senator Tina Smith (D-MN) and Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM).

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CGEP Fellow and Senior Research Scholar Jonathan Elkind surveys the considerable environmental impacts of the Belt and Road Initiative in its current form and highlights several approaches to limit—and ideally eliminate—negative environmental impacts.

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CGEP Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew explores the Trump Administration efforts to drive Iranian oil exports to zero. 

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In the third edition of their annual Changing Global Gas Order series, authors Akos Losz, Tim Boersma and Tatiana Mitrova offer their perspective of the trends and developments that emerged in the global natural gas market in 2018. 

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 In a new commentary, CGEP senior research scholar Richard Nephew describes key elements of the Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act draft bill.

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A group of 45 economists released a statement declaring the need for immediate national action on climate change.

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If any opponents of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new sulfur standards for marine fuels were counting on the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) to give them ammunition against the rules, they are in for a disappointment.

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CGEP Scholar Richard Nephew explains why congress is considering now whether to block the Treasury Department’s decision to remove sanctions on three companies designated due to their ownership by Oleg Deripaska, a U.S.-sanctioned Russian oligarch.

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2019 is likely to involve very significant geopolitical challenges, all of which may have a substantial bearing on energy markets. Michael Dempsey, the national intelligence fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and the former U.S. acting director of national intelligence, offers his thoughts on the five most important issues that will likely dominate international affairs in 2019, as well as a few other issues that may command substantial policy-maker attention in the year ahead.

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CGEP Scholar Katherine Spector provides a nuanced explanation of recent price action not only for market participants but also for policy makers, companies, and consumers.

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