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Recent Scholarly Publications

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Organizations and Global Warming

December 2010

Introduction This essay examines the two biggest environmental polluters, the oil and coal industries, and the possibilities of renewable energy that could replace them.

Gas & Geopolitics: The Foreign Policy Implications of Energy Import Dependency

May 2010

In recent years, much attention has focused on the dangers of dependency on energy imports.

Making Nuclear Energy Work

March 2008

The search for solutions to two growing crises--human induced climate change and the loss of cheap oil--places nuclear energy front and center.

Energy Transitions: A Curious History

September 2007

Talk delivered at dinner during CISAC's conference, "The Security Implications of Increased Global Reliance on Nuclear Power," Wednesday, 19 September 2007, Stanford University.

Edge of Disaster, The: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation

February 2007

We have learned little from the cataclysms of September 11 and Hurricane Katrina. When it comes to catastrophe, America is living on borrowed time--and squandering it.

Nuclear Renaissance in the Age of Global Warming

December 2006

With oil prices and global temperatures rising, the nuclear option has once again entered discussions about the future of the world's energy supply.

Primary Commodity Exports and Civil War

December 2005

Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler at Oxford University have reported that countries with a higher percentage of national income from primary commodity exports have been more prone to civil war, an...

Geopolitics of Energy Development in the Caspian Region: Regional Cooperation or Conflict?, The

December 1999

The Caspian Basin has emerged in recent years as a major focus of international affairs for a combination of political, economic, and geostrategic reasons.

Workshop on Protecting and Assuring Critical National Infrastructure

July 1997

In July 1996, President Clinton established the Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection, with a charter to designate critical infrastructures and assess their vulnerabilities, to recommend...