It was recently announced that the United States has just beaten its all-time high in crude oil production—but these claims don’t quite stand up to scrutiny.
Is natural gas indeed a bridge fuel to a greener, low-carbon energy future? If American gas can maintain its attractiveness versus coal, this creates a sizable opportunity for both extant and emerging U.S. gas exporters.
The rise in Chinese investment in the European energy sector has underscored the need for a clear and thoughtful transatlantic approach to safeguarding core strategic assets.
The November 2017 UN Climate Conference was marked by the unprecedented presence of U.S. cities, states, and corporations.
Policymakers have been focusing on long-term goals to wean California from oil, but here are three smart strategies to seriously shrink the petroleum sector’s climate impacts.
With sub-national initiatives on climate on the rise in the United States, it is important that Europe understands these dynamics, and actively explores ways of engaging with them.
Petcoke, a highly-polluting byproduct of refining heavier oils, can be more polluting than coal. Broad indicators show that highly-degraded petcoke ends up being burned to generate power in Asia, making it important to take stock of global petcoke markets and flows around South Asia.
The field of climate engineering remains largely unknown, especially to policymakers and the public, despite the real risks that accompany such actions and the planetary scale of their impacts.
Oil is one of the world’s most durable global commodities. With few ready commercial substitutes, its extraordinary staying power is demonstrated by its enduring energy sector dominance, even as market prices fluctuate dramatically and geopolitical disruptions strike.
Blockchain’s implications for energy are potentially far-reaching when it comes to security and efficiency. Given the scale of opportunities—and unintended consequences—presented by blockchain, this technology deserves more discussion in the public sphere.
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 competition for resources.