energy economics

China’s Long Road to a Low-Carbon Economy: An Institutional Analysis


Senior Fellow Philip Andrews-Speed's recent paper published as part of the Transatlantic Academy Paper Series looks at the progress that China is making, or not, toward reducing carbon emissions.

The Geopolitics of Overconsumption, Where Less is More

Individual success has long been equated with consuming more. Building a larger house translates into extracting more resources to build, heat, and cool it. Fossil fuels are consumed to drive us to our workplaces, to power a multitude of home electronic devices, and to fuel the container ships and trucks that bring us furniture from far afield. More than 50 percent of U.S.