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  • Fellow Linda Capuano testifies at Senate nomination hearing

    5 décembre 2017
    Linda Capuano, fellow in energy technology, has been nominated to serve as administrator of the Energy Information Administration in the U.S. Department of Energy. Click here to watch the livestream of her testimony before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, which is considering (...)
  • Hotez vs. Measles and the anti-vaxxers

    1er décembre 2017
    Texas Monthly reports on fellow Peter Hotez's fight against a possible measles outbreak in Texas and the state's burgeoning anti-vaccination movement: http://bit.ly/2AJsybV.
  • Saudi Arabia drives OPEC to extend oil production cuts

    1er décembre 2017
    Energy fellow Jim Krane comments on Saudi Arabia's stance on extending the OPEC oil production cuts through the end of 2018. The New York Times: http://nyti.ms/2BpAbR9.
  • RYP Mixer : Adopting Alternative Energy in the U.S.

    30 novembre 2017
    Join the Baker Institute Roundtable Young Professionals for food, drinks and conversation on renewable energy technologies. Featured speaker Michael Skelly, CEO of Clean Line Energy Partners, will discuss the largest hurdles facing the renewable energy industry, the future of domestic renewable (...)
  • Mexican drug cartels gaining foothold in Texas

    20 novembre 2017
    Nathan Jones, nonresident scholar in drug policy and Mexico studies, breaks down the 2017 Drug Threat Assessment report published by the Drug Enforcement Agency. This report — which also identifies opioid use as one of the biggest drug-related problems facing the country — outlines how the (...)
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  • The impact of Hariri’s resignation

    14 novembre 2017
    Saad Hariri’s resignation as prime minister of Lebanon not only upsets the country’s fragile balance of interests, said Ambassador Edward Djerejian in a recent interview. “On top of the internal situation, when we look at the external factors — the Iran-Saudi confrontation, the [so-called] (...)
  • Venezuela crude output hits 28-year low

    13 novembre 2017
    OPEC reports that Venezuela's crude output dropped below 2 million barrels per day in October for the first time since 1989. In an interview with Reuters, fellow Francisco Monaldi called the decrease "really extraordinary" and predicted that it is only likely to get worse: (...)
  • 21st Century Water Resiliency Challenges : Trends and Opportunities

    13 novembre 2017
    This event will be webcast live on this page beginning at 12:45 pm. The series of hurricanes and storms and subsequent flooding that affected the United States in 2017 highlight the need to prudently invest in water resiliency for the future. This is a unique moment for Greater Houston and the (...)
  • Beyond Hurricane Harvey : A Discussion with Jim Blackburn

    13 novembre 2017
    Oct. 24, 2017 Jim Blackburn, co-director of Rice University’s Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disaster (SSPEED) Center, discusses long-term flood mitigation solutions for Houston based on SSPEED Center research on the region’s torrential (...)

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