March 21, 2002United States
For immediate release Contact: Lisa Shields, Director of Communications, 212.434.9888 March 20, 2002 – The Council on Foreign Relations has named Bennett Freeman, a former senior official a…
July 26, 2018Energy and Environment
Blockchain does not singularly address the various challenges that the electricity sector faces, but it should be one of a portfolio of technology options to address those challenges. And its potential as a platform technology might be transformative.
September 14, 2018Renewable Energy
Today is my last day at CFR. I’m joining ReNew Power, India’s largest renewable energy firm, as their CTO. I’m excited for a new adventure but sad to leave the Council, which has given me support and…
September 4, 2018Nuclear Energy
Background reading on the future of the global nuclear trade and the commercial opportunities and national security risks that it presents to the United States.
July 30, 2018Energy and Climate Policy
This blog post is adapted from a new discussion paper from the Energy Security and Climate Change Program: “Applying Blockchain Technology to the Electric Power Sector.”
October 31, 2017Diplomacy and International Institutions
October 31, 2017—When the United States withdrew from the Paris Climate Accord in June, President Donald J. Trump justified the move as a necessary reassertion of U.S. sovereignty. In The Sovereignty…
October 26, 2017Puerto Rico
In the wake of Hurricane Maria, there is an opportunity for Puerto Rico to reconstruct its energy infrastructure to be more resilient and efficient. However, if short-term rebuilding is prioritized o…
April 1, 2016Global
Teaching Notes for State Capitalism: How the Return of Statism is Transforming the World by CFR Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia, Joshua Kurlantzick.