Final Report | Charting a New Course: Policy Options for the Next Stage in U.S.-Mexico Relations

The relationship between Mexico and the United States, although undoubtedly facing its most severe test in decades, remains strong. However, the challenge to the status quo of the relationship in early 2017 does highlight the need to think about this relationship in a radically different way. In addition to reaffirming the truths of economic interdependence and mutual security support, it is clear that the time has come to focus on new issues in the relationship, to adopt a new tone, and to propose a new course.

Charting a New Course: Policy Options for the Next Stage in U.S.-Mexico Relations

The Mexico Institute is pleased to announce the launch of its series, Charting a New Course: Policy Options for the Next Stage in U.S.-Mexico Relations, which reevaluates the U.S.-Mexico relationship and explores how both nations can improve upon the bilateral agenda given changes in the regional and global context.

Charting a New Course Part 2: U.S.–Mexico Energy and Climate Cooperation

The Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute has released a series of new essays under the banner, “Charting a New Course.” In this companion interview, we focus on recommendations for enhancing U.S.-Mexico cooperation on energy and climate issues and activities. Mexico Institute Director, Duncan Wood describes the current level of cooperation and provides a vision for the future in this edition of Wilson Center NOW


U.S.-Mexico Energy and Climate Collaboration

As the Trump administration takes office, the energy relationship between Mexico and the United States is at a historic high point. Mexico’s new energy model, based on market dynamics and attracting private and foreign investment, has opened the way for a highly constructive and productive dialogue between national authorities and their counterparts in Canada and the United States.

Triple Crown: Winning Canada’s Energy Future

One of Canada’s leading voices on our energy future offers a powerful case for taking back control of our resources

Journalists' Guide to Energy & Environment 2017

“Turbulent and possibly revolutionary times are ahead for U.S. energy and environmental policy,” said Bobby Magill, a senior science writer at Climate Central, at the Wilson Center on February 3. “If there’s one message the Trump Administration is sending about environmental and climate regulations, it’s this: The future will not look like the past.”

The Big Prize: Assessing Mexico's Deep Water Auction

On December 5th of this year, Mexico held its long-awaited deep water oil block auction. On the same day, Pemex announced the partner for the farmout of its deep water Trion field. Between them, these assets are estimated to contain over 11 billion barrels of oil.