Why Is Europe Not Replacing Russian Pipeline Gas With Long-term LNG Contracts?
This report explains Europe's failure to secure long-term liquefied natural gas supplies, the likely implications, and provides ideas for better ensuring energy security moving forward.
Gabriel Collins, Steven R. Miles September 13, 2023
Schrödinger’s Cat Paradox: Carbon Is the Enemy. Carbon Is Not the Enemy.
In an era with a growing focus on climate change, decarbonization, and low-carbon, zero-carbon, and negative-carbon…
Rachel A. Meidl August 9, 2023
Federal Energy Legislation and the Infrastructure Achilles' Heel: The Energy Market Impacts of the IIJA, CHIPS Act, and IRA
The U.S. has taken major legislative steps through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, CHIPS Act and Inflation Reduction Act to advance clean energy technologies and bolster national energy security. But for these measures to bear full fruit, policymakers will need to address critical infrastructure barriers, writes the Center for Energy Studies' Kenneth B. Medlock III.
Kenneth B. Medlock III August 7, 2023
The US Can Lead in the Hydrogen Economy — If the Treasury Encourages Lifecycle Thinking and Diverse Investments
With the 45V tax credit, the U.S. is well poised to compete for the growing pipeline of clean hydrogen projects globally, writes fellow Rachel Meidl. But if the Treasury adds restrictions to the new tax credit, the U.S. could lose its advantage and a key opportunity for large-scale decarbonization.
Rachel A. Meidl July 25, 2023
The U.S. Could Leapfrog The World In Producing Clean Hydrogen—But Only If Treasury Encourages Diverse Investments
In recent days, record-breaking extreme heat has provided a preview of what’s in store as global temperatures continue to…
Rachel A. Meidl July 25, 2023
Can the Eastern Mediterranean’s Gas Potential Translate Into Reality?
The Eastern Mediterranean could become a key source of gas for Europe. Can its potential translate into reality? Several major points emerged from our latest Middle East Energy Roundtable, a collaboration between the Edward P. Djerejian Center for the Middle East and the Center for Energy Studies.
Jim Krane, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Bela Koshy June 29, 2023
Some Like It Hot: Mexico’s Ambivalent Policy Toward Climate Change
This report explores the motives underlying Mexico’s contradictory climate change policies. Given the fossil fuel-centered actions of the López Obrador administration, the author argues that Mexico’s recent clean energy turn is merely an attempt to lower tensions with the U.S. — not a true commitment to combatting climate change.
Miriam Grunstein June 15, 2023
Closing the Loop on the World’s Fastest-growing Waste Stream: Electronics
Electronic waste is surging globally, presenting growing threats to the environment and human health. Rachel A. Meidl explains how coordinated action can help us move to a sustainable, circular economy of electronics.
Rachel A. Meidl June 14, 2023
US LNG Exports: Supply, Siting and Bottlenecks
As global energy markets continue their inexorable transition to a lower GHG future, sources of energy supply that are competitive, accessible, and environmentally favorable will thrive. This is exactly where U.S. natural gas can find its comparative advantage.
Kenneth B. Medlock III May 16, 2023
How Long Will it Take for China’s Nuclear Power to Replace Coal?
Shih Yu (Elsie) Hung May 16, 2023