Energy & Environment

Make Room for Nuclear in the Green New Deal

The Green New Deal is an ambitious attempt to address the monumental challenges of climate change, social inequality, and long-term energy security. This can be achieved with the help of a low-carbon emitting energy source available right now: nuclear power.

If The Jones Act Is About National Security, Let’s Make It About National Security.

There are economic and national security arguments to be made for the Jones Act, but they're being made dishonestly.

We’re in the Endgame Now

Climate change affects more than the environment, often forcing internal displacement and migration. Latin America in particular faces challenges that require a focused policy response.

The Forced Migration Of The Venezuelans: A Humanitarian Disaster

Oil price volatility transfers to social and political volatility in states which rely on hydrocarbons to power their economy. Venezuela is a cautionary tale of how wrong this can go.

The New Cold War

Russia is expanding its influence in the Arctic Circle as ice recedes and natural resources become accessible. This represents a potential threat which the US must recognize.

The United States and Saudi Arabia: Is Partnership Necessary?

Jamal Khashoggi’s death has called into question the relationship between the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. When a Saudi critic and lawful permanent resident of the United States is murdered, apparently at the behest of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS), Americans will naturally wonder whether an ostensible U.S. ally really should…

Make Room for Nuclear in the Green New Deal

The Green New Deal is an ambitious attempt to address the monumental challenges of climate change, social inequality, and long-term energy security. This can be achieved with the help of a low-carbon emitting energy source available right now: nuclear power.

If The Jones Act Is About National Security, Let’s Make It About National Security.

There are economic and national security arguments to be made for the Jones Act, but they're being made dishonestly.

We’re in the Endgame Now

Climate change affects more than the environment, often forcing internal displacement and migration. Latin America in particular faces challenges that require a focused policy response.

The Forced Migration Of The Venezuelans: A Humanitarian Disaster

Oil price volatility transfers to social and political volatility in states which rely on hydrocarbons to power their economy. Venezuela is a cautionary tale of how wrong this can go.

The New Cold War

Russia is expanding its influence in the Arctic Circle as ice recedes and natural resources become accessible. This represents a potential threat which the US must recognize.

The United States and Saudi Arabia: Is Partnership Necessary?

Jamal Khashoggi’s death has called into question the relationship between the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. When a Saudi critic and lawful permanent resident of the United States is murdered, apparently at the behest of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS), Americans will naturally wonder whether an ostensible U.S. ally really should…