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CGEP Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew analyzes the conflict brewing in the Persian Gulf and offers four observations and expectations for the coming week.

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Jarrett Blanc and Richard Nephew discuss the imminent nuclear crisis in Iran, atomic archive and the path forward.

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CGEP Senior Research Scholar and Fellow Dr. Varun Sivaram and Research Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman examine the renewable electricity production and investment tax credits and offer design principles for future clean electricity tax incentives.

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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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