As gasoline prices remain high across the nation and Congress grapples with creating a national energy policy, the Wilson Center held several meetings exploring energy politics--from the current bill's passage through Congress to Asia's growing demand for natural gas, to the increased need for U.S.-Canada cooperation over the gas supply.
A new poll on the XL Keystone Pipeline Project conducted by Public Policy Scholar Nik Nanos suggests that energy security trumps the concern about greenhouse gas emission among both Americans and Canadians.
A discussion of America’s borders with Wilson Center’s Canada Institute David Biette and Christopher Wilson, an associate with the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute.
Ambassador Carlos Pascual offered a keynote address on hemispheric energy affairs and the development of renewable energy in the Americas at the May 11 Wilson Center conference, "Energy in the Americas."
On June 20 in Washington, D.C., the Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) held its second stakeholder event, the first having taken place in January 2012. The session was attended by over 250 Canadian and American stakeholders and government officials.