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Solar power plant Maram
The Climate Change-Conflict-Displacement Nexus in the MENA Region
Climate change, conflict, and displacement in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region present overlapping challenges to policymakers. This new joint report from the Edward P. Djerejian Center for the Middle East and United States Institute of Peace examines four key components — natural resources, urban fragility, gendered impacts, and international financing — and makes specific recommendations to address these complex issues.
Kelsey Norman, Ana Martín Gil, Robert Barron May 21, 2024
Medical law
Promoted Yet Unproven: How State Laws Expand Access to Unchecked Stem Cell Interventions
The safety and efficacy of many stem cell treatments remain unproven by the FDA, yet state laws promote access and use of these unchecked and potentially harmful treatments. Fellow Kirstin R.W. Matthews summarizes her recent publication in a new commentary — outlining public health consequences of these state laws and calling for scientific societies’ advocacy in state policymaking.
Kirstin R.W. Matthews May 13, 2024
Electric car in outdoor car park
Baker Briefing: The Future of Fuels
In this episode of Baker Briefing, experts explore the future of fuels for passenger and freight mobility. The episode is part of an initiative by the Center for Energy Studies investigating the supply chain and cost implications of transitioning fuels across the transportation sector — the economy’s circulatory system.
Edward M. Emmett, Kenneth B. Medlock III May 13, 2024
Oil refinery at twilight
Global Energy: Qatar’s LNG Expansion
Qatar is significantly expanding its LNG export capacity, in a two-phase project that will cement this Gulf state as one of the top global LNG exporters for decades. At a recent meeting, the Baker Institute Middle East Energy Roundtable brought together experts, analysts, and industry leaders to explore how this expansion will impact gas markets and the global energy landscape
Christina Boufarah, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Ally Godsil, Jim Krane, Ana Martín Gil May 10, 2024
 Rustic Open Sign
Impact of Urban Revitalization on Small Businesses: Third Ward Survey
How do urban redevelopment and revitalization projects impact a community’s small businesses? A new report by Alisha Small, scholar for economic growth, and co-author Lebena Varghese details survey results from business owners in Houston’s Third Ward, a historically African American community experiencing economic and demographic change.
Alisha Small, Lebena Varghese May 8, 2024