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Dr. Julio Friedmann, Emeka Ochu and Jeffrey Brown analyze the policy measures needed to close the finance and investment gap for carbon capture projects in the U.S. power sector, focusing on privately held power plants fueled by natural gas and coal that represent about half of the power generation in the U.S. 

Xayaburi Dam, Hydroelectric Dam on the Mekong River in Northern Laos
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In a new report, Edmund Downie uses a case study of power trade in the Greater Mekong Subregion to assess the prospects for China’s Global Energy Interconnection in catalyzing energy integration around the world. 

Nuclear power plant after sunset. Dusk landscape with big chimneys.
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Richard Nephew recommends several changes to how US nuclear cooperation agreements are negotiated as well as enhancements to overall US nuclear nonproliferation policies.

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In a new report, Noah Kaufman, David Sandalow, Clotilde Rossi di Schio and Jake Higdon examine the opportunities and challenges of decarbonizing space heating with air source heat pumps.

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In a new report, CGEP Adjunct Senior Research Scholar Marianne Kah summarizes the results of the 2019 survey of global electric passenger vehicle penetration and compares the results to the 2018 survey.

Vessel in the Strait of Hormuz
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As tensions rise in the Strait of Hormuz, Ilan Goldenberg, Jessica Schwed, and Kaleigh Thomas examine three scenarios for military conflict between Iran and the United States and assess the potential impacts on global oil prices—as one specific representation of the immediate economic impact of conflict—as well as broader strategic implications.

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Climate change is undermining the foundations of good health; threatening the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the hospitals and clinics we depend on.

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Dr. Noah Kaufman, John Larsen, Peter Marsters, Hannah Kolus, and Shashank Mohan analyze the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (EICDA), introduced in February 2019 by lead sponsor Ted Deutch (D-FL). 

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Daniel Raimi, Ronald Minsk, Jake Higdon and Alan Krupnick explore whether the federal government can and should intervene to reduce the challenges associated with economic volatility and offer recommendations for intervention.

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China has emerged as a truly global actor, impacting every region and every major issue area. Writing as part of the new Global China project at Brookings, Richard Nephew examines China's shift from being on the receiving end of sanctions to using sanctions itself.

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