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Economics, Energy and the Environment, Foreign and Defense Policy, Latin America

Brazil’s oil boom constrained by nationalist, political agenda

The Washington Post this morning exposes the disappointing performance of Brazil’s petroleum industry, citing the inherent problems with state-owned oil companies that were explained last July in AEI’s Latin America Outlook, “Latin American energy monopolies: Boom or bust?” The Post … read more >

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Economics, Energy and the Environment, Pethokoukis, U.S. Economy

Climate scientists: ‘There is no credible path to climate stabilization that does not include a substantial role for nuclear power’

I am always on the lookout for issues that can get some degree of bipartisan support. Expanding the role of nuclear power in America’s energy portfolio should be one of those issues. Last Sunday, big-name climate and energy scientists released … read more >