Energy Policy

 
  • Op-Ed
    The Oil Slick on the Road to China-U.S. Climate Cooperation
    David Livingston, Wang Tao November 20, 2014 Diplomat

    Without cooperation on oil, China’s transition to a sustainable energy future is hardly guaranteed.

     
  • Op-Ed
    The Bumpy Road Beyond Oil
    David Livingston November 15, 2014 Hill

    Only the most innovative, efficient, and fiscally sustainable electric vehicle policies will survive in a low oil-price environment.

     
  • Op-Ed
    How Low Oil Price Will Impact Climate Change
    Deborah Gordon October 27, 2014 Hill

    There are four categories of crude oils that pose the biggest climate gamble. Unfortunately the market doesn’t necessarily and consistently factor in the environmental damage individual crudes cause.

     
  • Article
    Crude Complications: Venezuela, China, and the United States
    Matt Ferchen October 23, 2014 中文

    China and the United States see things differently when it comes to Caracas. But they should work together to lessen the climate impact of the oil they import from Venezuela.

     
  • Other Publications
    Alternative Transport Fuels: Consumer Attitudes in Latin America and the Caribbean
    David Livingston, World Energy Council’s Future Energy Leaders October 21, 2014 World Energy Council

    Consumers in Latin America and the Caribbean are sending a strong signal to decisionmakers that a transition to an alternative transport fuel future is not only warranted, but desirable.

     
  • Op-Ed
    No Copenhagen Déjà Vu
    Wang Tao October 14, 2014 China-US Focus

    The Copenhagen Climate Conference in 2009 demonstrated that a full house of nation’s leaders could not deliver any ambitious targets without their strong and collective willingness to take painful but necessary actions at home.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Russia’s Growing China Connection
    Dmitri Trenin October 13, 2014 China Daily

    Rather than “replacing” Europe with China in its foreign policy universe, Russia would be wise to develop its relations with Beijing closer to the level of the very thick ties which link it to its Western neighbors.

     
  • Other Publications
    A New Geopolitics of EU Energy Security
    Richard Youngs September 23, 2014 Vanguardia Dossier

    The EU needs not merely to reassess its energy policies toward Russia but also to link these different strands of energy security together to fashion a fully strategic approach.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Can Germany Save Ukraine?
    Dmitri Trenin August 28, 2014 National Interest

    Berlin is critical to any future settlement of the Ukraine crisis. It is too difficult to reach a deal on the settlement, but the absence of any deal deemed minimally acceptable to all sides would steer Europe toward an abyss.

     
  • Op-Ed
    As US, EU Close Doors, China, Russia Open New Ones
    Dmitri Trenin August 24, 2014 Global Times 中文

    Russia’s efforts to find an acceptable place for itself in the U.S.-led Western system have ended in a bitter disappointment. The changing trading patterns point to a new era in Moscow’s foreign relations, in which Sino-Russian relations will be taking center stage.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    China’s New Electric Vehicle Policies
    Wang Tao September 12, 2014 CCTV

    Beijing is implementing a policy to bring five million electric vehicles to Chinese roads by 2020.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Central Asia Pipeline to Secure Gas for China
    Wang Tao June 18, 2014 CCTV English

    While China has great ambitions in clean energy, the country is still a long way off from transitioning the majority of its power source to renewables.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    The Economics of the EU-Russia Relationship
    Judy Dempsey March 18, 2014 Euronews

    The crisis in Ukraine could affect economic ties between the European Union and Russia. At the same time, Brussels needs to rethink its energy relationship with Moscow.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Going Green Now for China
    Wang Tao March 12, 2014 CCTV

    Dependence on cheap coal has resulted in high social and environmental costs for China which are only going to increase without the creation of policy framework for integrating less polluting technologies.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    China’s Smog Problem
    Wang Tao March 3, 2014 CCTV World Insight

    High levels of smog persist throughout China due to weak enforcement of current environmental regulations. Environmental protection agencies are understaffed and do not have the power to oppose government officials that prioritize GDP growth over environmental protection.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    New Energy Development Key to Improving Air Quality
    Wang Tao February 26, 2014 CCTV News

    To solve the problem of air pollution in the long term, China must invest in electric vehicles and renewable energy sources.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    147 Industrial Companies Suspend Production
    Wang Tao February 26, 2014 CCTV News

    As continued air pollution forces the closure of factories in northern China, numerous questions remain about the effectiveness of these regulations.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Beijing Activates Emergency Plan to Clear the Air
    Wang Tao February 25, 2014 CCTV News

    Stricter enforcement of higher emissions standards and investment in renewable energy sources are necessary to solve the long-term problem of air pollution in China’s capital.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Combating Climate Change: Developed Countries Haven’t Kept Their Promises
    Wang Tao November 6, 2013 CCTV News

    Chinese and international delegations will aim to strike a balance at the Warsaw Climate Change Conference to help developing countries adapt to climate change without being hampered by the temporary economic crisis in developed countries

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Combating Climate Change: Challenges Facing Future Targets
    Wang Tao November 5, 2013 CCTV News

    While Beijing has made some progress in combating air pollution, the problem lies in the country’s development model as China adjusts its emission control per unit of GDP growth.

     

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Carnegie Experts on Energy Policy

  • Mario Abou Zeid
    Research Analyst
    Middle East Center

    Abou Zeid is a research analyst at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his work focuses on political developments in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and Iran.

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  • Amr Adly
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Adly is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research centers on political economy, development studies, and economic sociology of the Middle East, with a focus on Egypt.

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  • Alexei Arbatov
    Scholar in Residence
    Nonproliferation Program
    Moscow Center

    Arbatov, a former member of the State Duma, is the author of a number of books and numerous articles and papers on issues of global security, strategic stability, disarmament, and Russian military reform.

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  • David Burwell
    Energy and Climate Program

    Burwell focuses on the intersection between energy, transportation, and climate issues, as well as policies and practice reforms to reduce global dependence on fossil fuels.

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  • Deborah Gordon
    Director
    Energy and Climate Program

    Gordon is director of Carnegie’s Energy and Climate Program, where her research focuses on oil and climate change issues in North America and globally.

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  • Fatima Kukeyeva
    Co-director
    al-Farabi Carnegie Program on Central Asia

    Kukeyeva was co-director of the al-Farabi Carnegie Program on Central Asia.

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  • David Livingston
    Associate
    Energy and Climate Program

    Livingston is an associate in Carnegie’s Energy and Climate Program, where his research focuses on trade, markets, and risk.

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  • Alexey Malashenko
    Scholar in Residence
    Religion, Society, and Security Program
    Moscow Center

    Malashenko is the chair of the Carnegie Moscow Center’s Religion, Society, and Security Program. He also taught at the Higher School of Economics from 2007 to 2008 and was a professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations from 2000 to 2006.

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  • Jessica Tuchman Mathews
    President

    Mathews is president of the Carnegie Endowment. Before her appointment in 1997, her career included posts in both the executive and legislative branches of government, in management and research in the nonprofit arena, and in journalism and science policy.

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  • Carole Nakhle
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Nakhle is a nonresident scholar at Carnegie Middle East Center, specializing in international petroleum contracts and fiscal regimes for the oil and gas industry, world oil and gas market developments, energy policy, and oil and gas revenue management.

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  • Dmitri Trenin
    Director
    Moscow Center

    Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, has been with the center since its inception. He also chairs the research council and the Foreign and Security Policy Program.

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  • Wang Tao
    Resident Scholar
    Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

    Wang, an expert on climate and energy issues, runs a program at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy that examines China’s climate and energy policies, with particular attention to transportation and international climate negotiation.

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