Energy & Environment

Black Carbon: A Small Particle’s Big Effect on Climate Change

A recent study demonstrates that black carbon may be the second most significant driver of anthropogenic climate change.

Natural Capital: US Under Secretary of State on Environmental Policy in a Weak Economy

Robert Hormats discusses why environmental sustainability is a necessary component of economic growth.

Policy Radio | Sheikh Abdul Aziz al Nuaimi, the “Green Sheikh,” on Environmentalism in the Middle East and Around the World

This week, we speak with the Green Sheikh, Abdul Aziz al Nuaimi, about his work as an environmentalist and the importance of direct personal engagement for promoting a sustainable future.

Manufacturing Matters

American manufacturing is experiencing a renaissance, and strong policy support is crucial.

To Export or Not to Export: Benefits and Consequences of Exporting US Natural Gas

Allowing exports of America's natural gas: DOE says yes, but what does research say?

Past, Present, and Future: Newt Gingrich Reflects on the Republican Party

Newt Gingrich on what he learned from the campaign trail, what to expect from Republicans over the next few years, and what he would do if he were Speaker of the House today.

Gender Dynamics and Public Health Technology: Clean Cookstoves in Bangladesh

Authors investigate how women’s bargaining power in the household can influence the success of public health interventions.

Power Plays: What’s Ahead for US Energy

The former Chairman and CEO of Chicago-based Excelon, John W. Rowe discusses the future of energy production, pricing, and policy.

Natural Gas: A Bubble of Expectation?

Dimiter Kenarov discusses the emerging shale gas industry's impact on residents in surrounding communities, particularly in Poland and Pennsylvania

Climate Change: It’s the Economy, Stupid

New research suggests economic growth plays a larger role in climate change than population growth

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