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Energy, Security, and Climate: Russia’s Nuclear Diplomacy: How Washington Should Respond

This is a guest post by Sagatom Saha, the research Associate for energy and U.S. foreign policy at the Council...

2017-04-07 15:00   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: India Makes Progress on Solar, But Barriers Remain

This guest post is co-authored by Sarang Shidore, a visiting scholar at the LBJ School at the University of Texas...

2017-02-17 14:30   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Climate Change Could Enhance Risk of Conflict

This is a guest post by Joshua Busby, Associate Professor of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin...

2017-01-26 15:00   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Curious About Clean Energy Innovation? Take This Class

This fall, I created and taught a course at Georgetown University called “Clean Energy Innovation.” The course, offered to undergraduates...

2016-12-19 15:23   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Under Trump, Private Sector May Lead U.S. Climate Action

This post is authored by Shayle Kann, the head of GTM Research and Senior Vice President at Greentech Media: a...

2016-12-15 17:48   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: An Energy Innovation Agenda for the Trump Administration

Democrats and Republicans are girding for battle over energy policy. The two parties are far apart on most issues, like...

2016-12-13 19:11   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Climate Change and U.S. Leadership Under President Trump

This guest post was written by Lindsay Iversen, associate director of climate and resources at the Council on Foreign Relations....

2016-11-15 18:00   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Sustaining Fuel Subsidy Reform Should Be a Top U.S. Priority

Last week, I released a new CFR discussion paper entitled, “Sustaining Fuel Subsidy Reform,” with my colleague Jennifer Harris. Over the last two...

2016-10-25 14:30   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Four Things I Learned from Visiting Argonne National Laboratory

For seventy years, Argonne has hosted cutting-edge scientific research. The first national laboratory in the United States, Argonne was created...

2016-10-11 15:28   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Pairing Push and Pull Policies: A Heavy-Duty Model for Innovation

This post is co-authored by Sagatom Saha, research associate for energy and U.S. foreign policy at the Council on Foreign...

2016-09-27 16:40   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: The International Energy Agency’s Hybrid Model

This guest post is co-authored by Stewart Patrick, senior fellow and director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program...

2016-08-24 16:01   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Time to Repeal U.S. Oil and Gas Tax Breaks

This post is co-authored by Sagatom Saha, research associate for energy and foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations....

2016-08-10 21:58   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: What Will It Take to Turn Natural Gas Around in India?

This guest post is co-authored by Sarang Shidore, a visiting scholar at the LBJ School at the University of Texas...

2016-08-02 16:56   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Why the Silicon Valley Model Failed Cleantech

It’s no secret that venture capital (VC) has fled from the clean energy technology (cleantech) sector, and as a result,...

2016-07-26 14:59   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Securitization: The Next Big Thing in Solar Energy Financing

This post was co-written by Sagatom Saha, research associate for energy and foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations....

2016-07-19 17:53   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Moving On

This is my last post on this blog. I start a job on Tuesday on the National Economic Council Staff;...

2016-07-19 02:07   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Why the United States Should Respond to Oil Price Volatility By Reducing Oil Consumption

This post is co-authored by Sagatom Saha, research associate for energy and foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations....

2016-06-16 19:10   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: The Strategic Petroleum Reserve: A Policy Response to Oil Price Volatility?

This guest post is authored by Jason Bordoff, professor of professional practice and founding director of the Center on Global...

2016-06-15 14:42   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Beyond Climate Confusion: Why Both Energy Innovation and Deployment Matter

I have a new essay in the May/June issue of Foreign Affairs—“The Clean Energy Revolution: Fighting Climate Change with Innovation”—which...

2016-05-04 15:21   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: What Comes After the Paris Climate Agreement?

More than one hundred leaders are in New York today to sign the Paris climate agreement. CFR.org interviewed me on the...

2016-04-22 15:44   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Liberal Bias and Climate Science

Eduardo Porter has a column in the New York Times today arguing that “Liberal Biases, Too, May Block Progress on...

2016-04-19 16:56   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Why Solar Will Need to Cost 25¢ Per Watt by 2050, And How the Industry Might Get There

This post is co-written with Shayle Kann, senior vice president of research at Greentech Media. For solar power to become...

2016-04-07 14:34   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Japan Should Increase Its Target for Renewable Energy, In Case Nuclear Restarts Stall

I’ve been traveling in Japan, meeting with government officials, power sector executives, and energy policy scholars. I thank CFR life...

2016-04-04 18:14   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: WTO Ruling Against India’s Solar Policies Previews Clashes Between Trade and Climate Agendas

This week, a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel decided in favor of the United States and against India in a...

2016-02-26 14:41   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: The Supreme Court Just Clarified Rules for Modern Power Regulation…Or Did It?

Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government is empowered to regulate wholesale demand response, or targeted reductions in...

2016-01-26 16:42   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Solar Power’s Paradoxical 2015 in Three Charts

This post is co-written with Sagatom Saha, research associate for energy and foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations....

2016-01-14 15:00   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Now Comes the Hard Part: India’s Scope for Emissions Mitigation

This guest post is co-authored by Joshua Busby, Associate Professor, and Sarang Shidore, Consultant and Visiting Scholar, at the LBJ School...

2015-12-22 14:30   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Budget Deal Oil-for-Renewables Trade Would Substantially Reduce Carbon Emissions

This post is coauthored by Varun Sivaram and Michael Levi. Congress is set to vote on a budget deal that would...

2015-12-18 12:00   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Oil Exports Budget Deal? Market, Climate, and Geopolitical Consequences

News outlets are reporting that a congressional budget deal could end the oil export ban in exchange for extension of the...

2015-12-15 17:39   Click to comment

Energy, Security, and Climate: Lessons in Cleantech Success from Scandinavia (Pt. 2): The Importance of the Danish Manufacturing Revival

This post is co-written by Ben Armstrong and Varun Sivaram. Ben is a Ph.D. Candidate at MIT focused on Political...

2015-12-15 17:23   Click to comment


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