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What next for climate? Assessing the risks and the options

May 8, 2017

Abstract: Over decades, assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and many others has bolstered understanding of the climate problem: unequivocal warming, pervasive impacts, and...

Opportunities and Challenges of the New Global Abundance of Natural Gas Resources

August 24, 2016

Abstract: Over the past decade, the proven ability to produce large quantities of natural gas from organic-rich shale formations in North America has shown the potential to change the energy...

The New U.S. Role in Global Fossil Fuel Markets

December 11, 2012

As recently as 2007, the United States seemed headed towards ever greater fossil fuel import dependence, as domestic oil and natural gas production dwindled and consumption continued to grow.

Research Presentations (2 of 3) - Fukai, Hirano, Kamimai and Miyashita

May 17, 2012

In this session of the Shorenstein APARC Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows Research Presentations, the following will be presented:   Kazuma Fukai, "Current Situation of Shale Gas Revolution and...

Research Presentations (2 of 3) - Fukai, Hirano, Kamimai and Miyashita Research Presentations (2 of 3) - Fukai, Hirano, Kamimai and Miyashita

May 14, 2012

In this session of the Shorenstein APARC Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows Research Presentations, the following will be presented:   Kazuma Fukai, "Current Situation of Shale Gas Revolution and...

Energy Working Group: Shale Gas in China: Hype and Reality

May 9, 2012

In recent years, natural gas prices in the United States have gone from historic highs of over $12 per mmBtu in the summer of 2008, to under $2.50/mmBtu in 2012.

National Oil Companies and the World Oil Market: Should We Be Worried?

February 7, 2012

State-owned oil and natural gas companies, such as Saudi Aramco, Petróleos de Venezuela and China National Petroleum Corp., own 73 percent of the world's oil reserves and 68 percent of its natural...

Climate Policy Instruments in the Real World

September 7, 2010

The Program on Energy and Sustainable Development in collaboration with Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and Stanford Law School hosted a special conference on Climate Policy...

Ukraine's Challenges, the West's Response

April 16, 2009

Ambassador Pifer clearly sets out the central issues for Ukraine in this coming year.

Proliferating from Civilian Nuclear Power

April 15, 2009

The purpose of this presentation is to indicate possible ways in which nuclear power plant (NPP) projects and possibly related nuclear fuel cycle facilities (should there be any) could be subverted...

Public Forum: How Will Global Warming Affect the World's Fuel Markets?

February 10, 2009

The world is grappling with how to restructure its economies around lower carbon fuel sources.

Petrostate: Putin, Power and the New Russia

May 5, 2008

In the aftermath of the financial collapse of August 1998, it looked as if Russia's day as a superpower had come and gone.

The Dynamics of Change in Global Energy Systems

April 2, 2008

The world’s energy infrastructure stands on the brink of a major revolution.

Japan-China Relations in 2008: "Cautiously Friendly"

March 6, 2008

In April China's President Hu Jintao will visit Japan, only the second ever visit by a Chinese head of state to Japan.

Energy Security for Developing Countries

January 23, 2008

Politicians around the world are in vigorous agreement on the critical importance of "energy security." And yet useful definitions of the term are scarce, as is the recognition that "energy...

PESD Annual Review Meeting

November 13, 2007

The PESD's 2007 Annual Review Meeting, which will be held November 13-14, 2007 at Stanford University, provides the opportunity to take a look at major issues in the world's energy system, as well...

Indian Gas

October 31, 2007

PESD has concluded a two year collaborative study on the Indian natural gas market with three India research groups- A.T.

Natural Gas in the Energy Futures of China and India

June 4, 2007

The role of natural gas in Chinese and Indian economies is of critical import both domestically and for global energy and environmental issues.

Natural Gas and Energy Futures of India and China

June 4, 2007

The Stanford Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD) is concluding a major study aimed at understanding the future role for natural gas in the rapidly growing economies of China and...

Natural Gas: LNG Market in the Atlantic Basin

July 30, 2006

The seminar is expected to provide a foundation for a new study examining the role of LNG imports for Brazilian natural gas markets centered at the Instituto Economia (IE) at the Federal University...

23rd World Gas Congress

June 6, 2006

PESD Director David Victor addressed a plenary session of the trinennial congress of the world gas industry on June 9th.

Sustainable Energy: Key to National and International Security

February 16, 2006

National security and global climate change are key motivations for seriously examining strategies for sustainable energy independence.

Natural Gas in the Chinese Energy System: Case Studies in Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangdong

November 4, 2005

The one day workshop held at Tsinghua University, Beijing on November 4, 2005 brought together leading experts and reserach collaborators from Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangdong to discuss PESD's...

Workshop on Natural Gas Markets in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong

March 21, 2005

This is the first meeting of the new PESD sponsored research team investigating the politics and economics of the introduction of natural gas in three major Chinese cities.

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