Protestor at Davos
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Jason Bordoff argues in Foreign Policy that while the dramatic increase in urgency and attention to the issue of climate change at Davos was very welcome, turning ambition into action will require that corporate and activist leaders alike increasingly advocate for policy change, focus on the regions and energy sectors driving emissions growth, and find common ground on the best role for the energy industry to play in delivering decarbonization solutions.

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In an op-ed for State of the Planet, CGEP Senior Research Scholar Dr. Melissa C. Lott argues that in order to solve our current public health emergency in which dirty fuels are causing 90% of children to breathe dangerous air, we must speed up the transition to cleaner sources of energy dramatically.

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In a new commentary for Barron's, Richard Nephew examines the impact of new sanctions on Iran. 

Damaged crude-oil facilities in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, shortly after a September attack by Iran. (Faisal Al Nasser | Bloomberg News)
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In an op-ed in the Washington PostJason Bordoff argues that despite recent efforts to deescalate tensions between the U.S. and Iran, risks to global oil supplies remain. 

Gas pump in Mexico
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In a new op-ed, Dr. Mauricio Cárdenas argues that Mexico has the resources it needs to revitalize its oil industry, but the president first needs a policy rethink.

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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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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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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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