April 13, 2018
| Philippe BenoitClimate models are all clear on one point: going forward, we need to lower dramatically the carbon content of our energy use to address the climate change threat. While much has changed in the world since 1990, the carbon intensity of the energy mix unfortunately hasn’t.
The Trump administration’s decision to levy tariffs on imported steel and aluminum is further evidence of the president’s preference for symbolic gestures rather than systemic change. Here, four CSIS experts unpack the varied ramifications of the decision.
The combination of a cyclical correction with an imbalance between prices and costs has led to a marked fall in investment in liquid natural gas over the last two years. Three forces can help the sector get back on track.
This week the Trump administration took a decision to raise tariffs on solar cells and modules imported into the United States. The decision was based on a complaint brought under Section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974.
An all-star panel are in place to discuss everything from North Korea to the opioid crisis. Featuring CSIS Senior Vice Presidents Jon Alterman, Heather Conley, Kathleen Hicks, Michael Green, James Lewis, Steve Morrison, and Frank Verrastro.
In 2017, Europe imported a record amount of natural gas: Russia’s exports rose by 8 percent, reaching an all-time high; Norwegian pipeline exports reached an all-time high as well, up 7 percent; pipeline imports from North Africa were slightly down, but imports of...
The results are in, and the U.S. transport sector is bucking the trends. While the United States is becoming more energy efficient across its economy, including in manufacturing and services, one sector is moving in the other direction: the transport sector.
By most accounts, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) successfully concluded its November 30 meeting by agreeing to extend the production cuts an additional nine months, to run through the end of 2018, and seeking to cap output from Nigeria and Libya,...