Reducing emissions through innovation is technically feasible, and despite a regulatory focus on other fossil fuels, oil will increasingly offer ways to mitigate climate change.
A new gas deal offers a tactical advantage for Turkey and a strategic boon for Russia, which will continue to dominate energy supplies to the EU.
Even though the Clean Power Plan’s opponents will present the battle against climate change as one we cannot afford to fight, in reality it is one we cannot afford to lose.
Focusing mainly on petroleum products has handicapped efforts to help the oil industry make choices consonant with a low-carbon world.
Taxing climate pollution instead of productivity will be a societal breakthrough.
Innovative and continuous support will be needed to manage the effects of a sustained decline in oil prices, especially in oil-producing and developing countries.
If the concept of resilience is to have any relevance, it should first and foremost mean energy security. But some EU countries’ policies are undermining that resilience.
Turkey wants to become a major regional energy hub. The EU should be cautious of Ankara’s potential role as a gatekeeper of gas supplies to the European market.
Myanmar’s abundant natural resources have served as the country’s main export revenue, but have also been a primary driver of conflict in ethnic areas. What should the newly elected government do to improve the governance of resource wealth in the country, and how can the international community assist?
The oil market has been turned upside down over the past two years. How will future policies, designed to meet the Paris climate agreement, shape the future of oil demand?