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Though Gov. Greg Abbott is urging the Biden administration to classify Mexican drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations, a better approach is for the U.S. to help root out corruption …
April 27, 2021, 9 a.m.
Will oil companies' investments in emissions reductions be repaid in higher profits, or a longer-lasting role for oil in a decarbonizing economy? At this webinar, a panel of experts discusses the trends in oil company competition on carbon.
April 28, 2021, 11:30 a.m.
The second of five virtual events co-sponsored by the Baker Institute and The Carter Center explores ways to secure absentee and vote-by-mail processes so that Americans can vote safely from home and voter participation can increase.
Founded in 1993, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has established itself as one of the premier nonpartisan public policy think tanks in the country. The institute ranks No. 1 among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide and 15th among U.S. think tanks, according to a 2020 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. The Center for Energy Studies maintained its standing as the top energy and resource policy think tank and was recognized as a Center of Excellence for being ranked No. 1 for three consecutive years. Read more »