Newly reported data shows that citizens of North Korea are living with levels of disease and malnutrition seldom seen in modern Asia, writes fellow Peter Hotez in the ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants a wide-scale crackdown on the legal cannabis industry. However, negative reactions to his plan from a number of U.S. attorneys and congressional Republicans ...
Jan. 23, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
A Sector in Transition: Transportation in the 21st Century
The Center for Energy Studies and MIT's Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research host a discussion on the future of transportation that highlights topics such as technological innovation, regulation, consumer preference, supply-chain challenges and demographic transitions.
Feb. 15, 2018, 8 a.m.
Political Uncertainty and Mexico’s Energy Reform
Jesús Reyes Heroles, former CEO of Pemex and Mexico’s former secretary of energy, and a panel of experts examine the latest developments in the country’s energy sector and the potential for changes to the reforms and their implementation.
May 23, 2018, 8 a.m.
Drawing the Line: Ethical, Political and Scientific Perspectives on U.S. Embryo Research
Experts analyze U.S. guidelines for human embryo research at this Spring 2018 event.
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 4th among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide and 17th among U.S. think tanks, according to a 2016 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. The institute's Center for Energy Studies is ranked No. 2 among the world’s energy- and resource-policy think tanks, making it the No. 1 such think tank in the United States, according to the survey.