Tag: Energy

  • New Energy Geopolitics: Global Transition, Clean Tech Arms Race, or Trade Wars?

    The geopolitical landscape is more turbulent than ever in a world marked by rapid changes in energy policies and technologies. The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2023 World Energy Outlook highlights significant shifts in global energy systems driven by geopolitical tensions, fragile energy markets, and rapid advancements in clean technology. Clean energy adoption is accelerating, with

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  • Perspectives on Central Asian Hydrocarbons, Pipelines, and Transit Corridors

    Central Asia is rich in hydrocarbons and, in principle, can send them in all directions. Demand signals come from the East, South, and the West. How much additional supply can come from the region? What are the most likely pipelines and transit corridors to be built and developed in the coming decade? On Thursday, May

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  • Russia’s Global Energy Role: War, Sanctions, and the Energy Transition

    The United States and its allies have imposed wide-ranging financial and technological sanctions on Russia’s energy sector in an effort to impose high costs and to stall or slow new energy projects—all in the hopes that this would apply political pressure to the Kremlin to end President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine. These sanctions, and

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  • U.S. Nuclear Energy Leadership and Exports

    After long struggles, America’s nuclear industry is becoming a focal point for U.S. efforts to increase clean energy supplies—domestically and internationally—and as one among many dimensions of escalating geopolitical competition, especially with Russia, which dominates the global markets for nuclear reactors and nuclear fuel. While recent administrations and Congresses have worked intensively, often on a

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  • Clean Energy and Strategic Competition in the Indo-Pacific

    As U.S.-China relations deteriorate, energy—and clean energy—have moved increasingly to the center of their geopolitical and economic competition. The Biden administration has worked closely with U.S. allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific to address some issues, such as supply chain dependencies, but has struggled to compete with Beijing’s efforts to establish China as the region’s

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