Timothy Gardner and Charles Abbott report that the US will have a harder time forestalling on ethanol usage, even as food prices soar worldwide.
Michael A. Levi says fears over China's "Green Leap Forward" are overblown.
Clean-energy technology is expensive and the United States is spending far too little on developing it.
Amity Shlaes says that anti-BP fury may lead consumers to adopt alternate energy products such as the electric car.
CQ's Kathryn A. Wolfe looks at the Obama administration's plan to use alternatives to gasoline-powered tranportation and to promote "livable communities."
This report documents the dawning of a new worldwide industry-clean energy-which has experienced investment growth of 230 percent since 2005. Demonstrating its strength, the clean energy sector declined only 6.6 percent in 2009 despite the worst financial downturn in over half a century.
Isobel Coleman and Congressman Steve Israel discuss solar villages.
This teleconference discusses U.S. energy policy with the founder of BP Capital, T. Boone Pickens.
Watch T. Boone Pickens outline the future of U.S. energy policy and his campaign to promote the "Pickens Plan," which calls for increased use of domestic energy products such as wind and natural gas to lower U.S. dependence on foreign oil by more than fifty percent over the next ten years.
Listen to T. Boone Pickens outline the future of U.S. energy policy and his campaign to promote the “Pickens Plan,” which calls for increased use of domestic energy products such as wind and natural gas to lower U.S. dependence on foreign oil by more than fifty percent over the next ten years.
This Economist article examines the apparent contradictions in Norway's environmentally-friendly domestic policies and greenhouse gas emissions from its hydrocarbon exports.
In this Newsweek article, David Victor writes that in all the bad economic news, a new face of green is emerging. The green view based on small sources and market power will give way to one based on scale and subsidies.
A German city debates how changing to green initiatives will effect their city.
An ambitious cross-subsidy scheme has given rise to a new industry in renewable energy.
The Beijing International Renewable Energy Conference offers a background report on recent trends and perspectives on increasing the global renewable energy market share.
REN21, a global policy network, offers a global status report on renewable energy.
A UNDP report explores the lessons learned from international experience and UNDP-GEF projects on wind energy.
A roundup of which countries produced and installed the most photovoltaic (PV) or solar cells, which convert the sun's light directly to electricity, in 2008.
The authors argue that the United States has responded inadequately to the rise of Chinese power and recommend placing less strategic emphasis on the goal of integrating China into the international system and more on balancing China's rise.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
Ashley's War tells the poignant and gripping story of a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers in Afghanistan. More
Smith's insightful book explores the policy issues testing the Japanese government as it tries to navigate its relationship with an advancing China. More
This revolutionary new look at volatility and crisis in oil markets explores the conditions in which oil supply fears arise, gain popularity, and eventually wane. More
Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2014 Annual Report. The Annual Report spotlights new initiatives, high-profile events, and authoritative scholarship from CFR experts, and includes a message from CFR President Richard N. Haass.
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