How is shale gas impacting existing coal and nuclear power generation? Is it hindering renewable energy development? What impact does the new abundance of natural gas have on energy and environmental policy in the United States?
Long-term energy infrastructure investments are often at odds with short-term political cycles. How are projects and project financing affected by changing environmental policies? How can projects adapt to changes in subsidies and political support?
Increasing energy demand. Climate change. Energy Security. Given these concerns, what are the technological innovations that have the potential to transform the energy industry? What kind of support is needed from industry and the government?
China has experienced dramatic growth led by energy-intensive industries. Can this growth be sustained with adequate energy resources? Will reducing energy intensity be enough? What is the effect on OECD countries regarding GHG mitigation and securing energy supplies?