Feb 09, 2016
Director Duncan Wood writes on #Pemex, the stepping down of CEO Emilio Lozoya, and what happens next for the oil company.
Dec 30, 2015
Thanks to our scholars, our staff, and our friends around the world, this has been an exceptional year in programming at the Wilson Center. More than ever, our publications and our conversations bridged the worlds of scholarship and policy.
Dec 10, 2015
The Wilson Center’s Urban Sustainability Lab gathered a panel of urban experts to discuss “cross border” links in policy, technology, and practice that can help cities develop long-term integrated approaches to address urban challenges.
Nov 24, 2015
Today the Wilson Center released a report from its Global Energy Forum highlighting key energy and climate trends, and advocating four points in a regional and global strategy keyed to the Middle East and the UN Climate Change Conference (COP-21) in Paris at the end of this month. Convening initially on September 21, the Global Energy Forum is led by eight national experts on energy and climate policy.
Oct 27, 2015
International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, is seeking a Resource Efficiency Specialist for its China Water Program in Beijing, China.
Oct 22, 2015
What are the implications of China’s “Cap and Trade” program announcement? Will it position China as a leader in addressing threats posed by climate change? And what impact will it have on the global debate about how we should respond to a warming planet?
Oct 09, 2015
The Wilson Center’s newest initiative is focusing on the changing environments at the Earth’s poles. From melting ice to energy production and the daily lives of residents, the Arctic and Antarctic will be receiving increased attention and the Wilson Center’s Polar Initiative will be ahead of the curve on many of those emerging topics. We spoke with David Biette, director of the new initiative, and that discussion provides the focus for this edition of Wilson Center NOW.
Oct 08, 2015
China's march toward a low-carbon economy and establishing a global energy network will bring more opportunities than risks. The commitment of a nation-wide carbon market will make China's intentions clear to businesses and investor about its shift to a low-carbon economy.
Oct 06, 2015
Wilson Center Polar initiative Director David Biette describes the implications of Shell Oil’s decision to halt Arctic drilling. Is this a victory for environmentalists or does it have more to do with the price of oil?
Oct 01, 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping made his commitment to introduce a nationwide cap and trade program to limit greenhouse gas emissions. However, the effectiveness of the emissions trading system, now being used by seven Chinese cities, will hinge on how the system is designed and implemented.