Watch Fatih Birol, chief economist and head of the economic analysis division at the International Energy Agency give his thoughts on climate change, the future of oil production, and the effects of the financial crisis on on global energy policy.
Trade, immigration, and energy security have all emerged as key domestic policy issues for the next administration. Beyond the appeal to American voters, these issues are each shaped by Latin America and U.S.-Latin America relations. This symposium will explore the growing links between the United States and Latin America, and will examine U.S. domestic and foreign policies surrounding this complex set of issues.
This symposium is made possible by the generous support of the Ford Foundation and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
With oil supplies tight, regions most vulnerable to oil supply disruptions present a significant economic concern, particularly threats to the Strait of Hormuz and unrest in Nigeria, explains this Backgrounder.
Against the backdrop of increasing attention to energy and climate change in the presidential campaigns, the recent failure of the Senate to advance the Lieberman-Warner climate bill, and preparations for this summer’s G8 summit, a CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force recommends an overhaul of U.S. domestic and foreign policy to confront the challenge.
In this book, CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Rachel Bronson presents the first full history of the U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia, revealing why the alliance was formed and what we stand to lose if it collapses. Teaching notes by the author.
South America faces energy shortfalls at the same time that several countries have nationalized energy resources. Experts say a lack of cooperation on energy policy could hinder regional economic growth.