The Energy, Environment and Resources department, led by Bernice Lee, conducts high-level research on critical issues of energy security, environment and resource governance.
US Energy: the New Reality
There is undoubtedly a US energy revolution under way – but where that revolution will lead is not yet clear. This paper explains trends in the North American energy landscape, and how they are likely to evolve. Read
Combating Illegal Logging
Duncan Brack considers the compatibility of efforts by consumer countries to reduce illegal logging with World Trade Organization rules.
The Trouble with Biofuels
Agricultural biofuel use increases the level and volatility of food prices, with detrimental impacts on the food security of low-income food-importing countries, says this new paper.
The outlook is one of supply disruptions, volatile prices, accelerated environmental degradation and rising political tensions over resource access, warns this new report. Read + Interactive Website
Climate Security and Low Carbon Growth
Resources, Politics and Global Trends
Forestry and Fisheries Management
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