While worldwide supplies of accessible oil are growing, the array of emerging unconventional oil is diversifying. These new oil sources pose important energy, environmental, security, and climate challenges for the private, public, and non-profit sectors.
Carnegie’s Energy and Climate Program held an illuminating discussion about the paradigm shifts associated with new oil abundance in North America and worldwide.
It is important to confront complexity on the diverse array of 21st century oils and their impacts on climate change.
A boom of unconventional oil discoveries has forced financiers, economists, and policymakers to re-evaluate the shifting energy market and the potential for a price on carbon.
Pulitzer Prize winner Steve Coll gave the keynote address on how to convince oil companies to address climate change.
As countries embrace the vast discoveries of unconventional oil deposits, they must make policy and regulation choices that reflect both the public and private sectors.
The revolution of unconventional oils has not only reshaped the policy space surrounding petroleum, but has shifted entire fuel paradigms.
The Carnegie Energy and Climate Program engages global experts working on issues relating to energy technology, environmental science, and political economy to develop practical solutions for policymakers around the world. The program aims to provide the leadership and the policy framework necessary to minimize the risks that stem from global climate change and to reduce competition for scarce resources.
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