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In his latest Wall Street Journal experts column, Jason Bordoff argues that Northern California’s decade of planned blackouts should serve as a wake-up call to regulators everywhere to redouble efforts to boost the reliability and resilience of the electricity system in order to support the transition to a low-carbon and more electrified economy.

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In his latest op-ed in The Hill, Philippe Benoit explains why taxing the carbon emissions from luxury consumption is something the Democratic presidential candidates and the sponsors of the Green New Deal might want to consider adding to their climate proposals. 

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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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Writing in The Hill, Philippe Benoit looks ahead to December's international climate negotiations and questions how the Green New Deal will play in the global arena.

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Some regard Latin America as the world’s new oil frontier. 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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Making concrete, steel and glass requires lots of heat — and lots of greenhouse gases. Dr. Julio Friedmann explains why the U.S. needs an agenda to decarbonize heavy industry.

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Writing in the New York Times, Dr. Robert Kleinberg examines the state of the U.S. oil industry and explains how tight oil in the U.S. effectively blocks others from exercising dominance in oil markets.

Gasoline prices are displayed on a sign at a Shell gas station as an image of Donald Trump appears on a billboard nearby April 24, 2006 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan | Getty Images)
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In his latest opinion column in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines the massive attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure, arguing that “the attack on Abqaiq, the world’s most critical oil facility, is a stark reminder that the United States is not energy independent, nor can it go it alone when it comes to diplomacy in the world’s most critical oil-producing region."

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Writing in USA Today, Dr. Noah Kaufman examines the 2020 presidential candidates' stances on carbon pricing.

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Writing in The Hill, Richard Nephew, and Eric Brewer explain why the Trump Administration's new redline on Iran is seriously flawed.

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