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Commentary

Richard Nephew, Program Director for Economic Statecraft, Sanctions and Energy Markets at the Center on Global Energy Policy, reacts to the announcement today regarding the parameters for a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed to by the P5+1 and Iran. The views expressed here are his own.

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May 04, 2015

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a presentation and discussion with Adam Sieminski, Administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration, of EIA's Annual Energy...

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April 10, 2015

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a presentation and discussion with Nobuo Tanaka, non-resident Fellow at the Center and former Executive Director at the...

Research
Report

This issue brief, authored by Richard Nephew, Program Director for Economic Statecraft, Sanctions and Energy Markets at the Center on Global Energy Policy, examines the possible application of new sanctions against Iran if a deal is not achievable between Iran and the P5+1. Nephew concludes that new sanctions would be a far riskier strategy to pursue than a successful negotiation and outlines the best way to design a sanctions regime if, unfortunately, it is needed. The brief reviews the logic of sanctions and how they can be best calibrated to achieve desired effects, drawing on lessons from past sanctions experience. Nephew is a former director for Iran at the U.S. National Security Council and was a member of the U.S. nuclear negotiating team with Iran from August 2013 to December 2014. The views expressed here are his own.

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April 28, 2015

The Center on Global Energy Policy is delighted to invite you to the 2015 Columbia Global Energy Summit. Structured as a half-day forum, the Summit will include keynote remarks, interviews and...

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Report

Today the Center on Global Energy Policy released a new study, "The US Shale Gas Revolution and its Impact on Qatar's Position in Gas Markets", that examines how Qatar may be impacted by major changes to the global LNG market, especially the development of US LNG exports, what those changes mean for Qatar’s revenues and the options it has to respond to new global competition. The study, a collaboration with the Oxford Energy Institute for Energy Studies, was co-authored by Bassam Fattouh, Howard Rogers and Peter Stewart.

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April 08, 2015

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy and the Harriman Institute for a panel discussion on China-Russia Energy Relations: Key Drivers and Implications.

In May 2014,...

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April 02, 2015

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a presentation and discussion with Center Fellow Dr. Joseph Aldy on fossil fuel subsidies around the world. Dr. Aldy will...

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Op-ed

In an op-ed for Roll Call, Center Program Director Richard Nephew and Elizabeth Rosenberg of the Center for a New American Security argue that it is far preferable to conclude a deal with Iran that addresses enrichment concerns via direct diplomac

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March 30, 2015

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a presentation and discussion with Gernot Wagner, lead senior economist at Environmental Defense Fund, adjunct associate professor at Columbia, and research associate at Harvard Kennedy School.

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