Other Reports

Various reports from CFR, posted at the discretion of CFR's president and director of studies.

Three Hurdles for Emissions Trading Scheme

Author: Jill Kosch O’Donnell

South Korea is on track to set a double precedent: creating the first nationwide greenhouse gas emission trading scheme in a developing country and being the first in Asia. To be successful, however, the scheme will have to overcome political and private-sector hurdles.

See more in South Korea; Pollution; Climate Change

In the first installment of the Renewing America Progress Report and Scorecards, "Road to Nowhere: Federal Transportation Infrastructure Policy" provides a critical assessment of federal transportation policy, including background on major policy initiatives and analysis of what's needed to start moving forward.

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The Global Human Rights Regime

A comprehensive guide to how international institutions, governments, and NGOs around the world are attempting to protect and promote human rights. This is part of the Global Governance Monitor, an interactive feature tracking multilateral approaches to several global challenges.

See more in Human Rights; Syria

Renewing America

Renewing America

After Manufacturing

Author: Roland Stephen

North Carolina, which was struck harder by the loss of manufacturing than any other state, offers a realistic guide for communities across the United States with how best to adapt to this new era of growing international competition.

See more in United States; Industrial Policy; Manufacturing

Managing Oil Market Disruption in a Confrontation with Iran

Author: Robert McNally

Efforts by the United States and EU to sanction Iran's oil exports have prompted worries about a disruption of global oil markets. Robert McNally outlines scenarios in which rising tensions could affect the price of oil and potential policy responses.

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