• TV/Radio Broadcast
    Industry Lacking Transparency
    Deborah Gordon March 11, 2015 Environment & Energy TV

    As the range of oils and extraction methods continues to evolve, how do various oils compare with one another on their climate impacts?

  • 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
    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
    Measures to Reduce Pollution
    Wang Tao March 2, 2013 CCTV

    Beijing's new fuel emission standards make the city a leader in improving China's air quality.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Carmageddon and Global Congestion
    Deborah Gordon July 15, 2011 NPR's To the Point

    As the recent freeway closure in Los Angeles draws attention to America's reliance on the automobile, it should also prompt policymakers to consider the long-term challenge of global automobile proliferation.

  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Industry Lacking Transparency
    Deborah Gordon March 11, 2015 Environment & Energy TV

    As the range of oils and extraction methods continues to evolve, how do various oils compare with one another on their climate impacts?

  • Op-Ed
    Chinese Takeaway: Railway Lessons
    C. Raja Mohan February 25, 2015 Indian Express

    As the Indian government presents the rail budget, it is worth reflecting on the growing gap between the Indian railway system and that of its Asian peer, China.

  • Op-Ed
    From Cooperation to Competition—Russia and the West
    Dmitri Trenin January 21, 2015 Horizons

    The year 2014 ended the period of cooperation between Russia and the West. A new period has begun, marked by rivalry and competition. At the same time, Russia has been seeking ways to strengthen ties with leading non-Western powers.

  • Op-Ed
    Insecurity from Asia’s Growing Oil Imbalance
    Deborah Gordon January 5, 2015 Boao Review

    As many economies across Asia are slowing, it is an opportune time to think strategically about physical resource limitations, associated environmental concerns, and evolving geopolitical realities.

  • Testimony
    Shaping U.S. Energy Policy For an Era of Energy Abundance
    Deborah Gordon December 11, 2014 House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Energy and Power Subcommittee

    Oils are changing. A more complex array of hydrocarbon resources is replacing conventional oils. The truth is that precious little is known about these new resources.

  • Event
    Trade and Energy Governance
    David Livingston, Daniel Crosby, Fredrik Erixon, Jan Techau December 9, 2014 Brussels

    The world’s energy system looks very different today than in the fifty years following the second World War.

  • Article
    Emission Intensity Standards and the Push for Cleaner Fuels
    David Livingston December 8, 2014 video

    New policies can help promote the use of cleaner transport fuels. But as the European Union’s recent experience shows, they still face significant challenges.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    Winners and Losers in the Black Sea Gas Game
    Thomas de Waal December 3, 2014

    Calling time on the South Stream pipeline project, Putin announced a new Black Sea pipeline to Turkey instead. The new project could be a competitor to Azerbaijan gas ambitions, but, at the same time, it may require more collaboration in the future.

  • Event
    China Oil Forum
    Deborah Gordon, Xu Qinhua, Mikkal Herberg, Matt Ferchen, Wang Tao, Scott Moore, David Livingston, Bo Kong, Andrew S. Weiss, Robert Hormats, Jessica Tuchman Mathews December 2, 2014 Washington, DC

    With China’s economy slowing after decades of double-digit growth, now is the time to think strategically about how the nation will deal with its physical resource limitations, their associated environmental concerns, and oil’s evolving geopolitical realities. The China Oil Forum will engage key thinkers, policymakers, and civil society in a discussion about these strategic questions.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    Anxious in Ankara
    Mikhail Krutikhin December 1, 2014

    Vladimir Putin’s trip to Turkey could help him recover from the cold-shouldering at the G20 summit in Brisbane, but it will not make Ankara abandon its great strategic goal to become an indispensable supplier of natural gas to Europe and a major competitor for Gazprom.


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Carnegie Experts on Transportation

  • 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.

  • 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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