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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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CGEP Scholar Dr. Noah Kauman describes how the Deutch proposal resembles and differs from the other prominent carbon tax proposals of 2018.

 

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Press reports indicate that the Trump Administration is considering designating Venezuela as a State Sponsor of Terrorism (SST).  CGEP Scholar Richard Nephew outlines what this means. 

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CGEP Scholar Richard outlines the three main things to look out for with respect to U.S. sanctions on Russia as we approach the swearing in of a new Congress.

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How Iran, US allies, and US competitors react to the stresses brought about by Trump’s decision will have far-reaching impacts for geopolitics, global energy markets and security, and financial markets. This brief outlines five guideposts to watch out for over the next year as the situation between Washington and Tehran inevitably heats up.

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CGEP Director Jason Bordoff submitted formal comments on NHTSA’s assessment of the need to conserve energy in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks

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