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Dec 28, 2021

How not to privatize: K-Electric and circular debt in Pakistan

By Ammar Khan

K-Electric could have been the jewel in the crown of Pakistan’s privatization program. Unfortunately, it became a case study in how not to destroy investor confidence and value in Pakistan.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment


Dec 23, 2021

Expanding the ETS to cover the road transport and building sectors would leave many Europeans behind

By Elena Benaim

An expansion of the EU's ETS to the road transport and building sectors would hit low-income Europeans hard without making a significant dent in emissions. To avoid foisting the costs of the transition onto those who can least afford it, EU policymakers should explore other avenues.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance


Dec 7, 2021

Coal mine methane is key to Ukraine’s climate commitment

By Conal Campbell

Ukraine joined the Global Methane Pledge at the November 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. The country’s approach towards the coal mining industry will be vital in making good on this pledge.

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business


Nov 24, 2021

The EU contributed to its own energy crisis, but diversification can solve it

By Ellen Wald

The EU's energy policies are partly responsible for the impact soaring gas prices are having across the bloc. But the EU still has an opportunity to readjust, find a way out of this crisis, and prevent future ones.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

In the News

Nov 22, 2021

Goldwyn quoted in Politico on Biden gasoline troubles

By David L. Goldwyn

Energy Markets & Governance Oil and Gas


Nov 22, 2021

It’s time to refresh the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative

By David L. Goldwyn

A renewed commitment to intergovernmental energy governance could be transformative to the viability of the energy transition in the Caribbean. And plenty of precedent—including a previous system in the region itself—makes that prospect more than just wishful thinking.

Caribbean Energy & Environment


Nov 16, 2021

Silence is assent: A path forward in US-Mexico energy and climate relations

By David L. Goldwyn, Neil Robert Brown

Mexico's recent climate and energy measures will cause economic harm, set back emissions reduction efforts, and strain the country's relationship with the US. The Biden administration must be clear that these nationalistic policies, which contravene the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, will not be tolerated.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance


Nov 12, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford debate COP26 and the Pentagon’s new report on China’s military buildup

By Atlantic Council

On November 5, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford assessing the latest news in international affairs. In the column, they discuss climate progress and pitfalls at COP26, including discrepancies between China’s climate commitments and actions. Later, they assess capabilities and intentions in […]

Arms Control China


Nov 9, 2021

Nord Stream 2: Germany must listen to Ukrainian security concerns

By Olga Bielkova

Ukraine has requested a role in the German process to certify Nord Stream 2 amid fears in Kyiv that the pipeline could pave the wave for an escalation in ongoing Russian military aggression against Ukraine.

Conflict Energy Markets & Governance


Nov 6, 2021

Disarming Putin’s energy weapon: Ukraine must connect to EU grid

By Anders Åslund

With Vladimir Putin seeking to restrict energy supplies to Ukraine, it is increasingly clear that Kyiv must connect to the European electricity grid in order to reduce its vulnerability to Kremlin blackmail tactics.

Conflict Energy & Environment