Trevor Houser

Rhodium Group

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Partner at the Rhodium Group, a New York-based economic advisory firm and Visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics; former senior advisor to the State Department's Special Envoy on Climate Change

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The US has warned Iran that it will not tolerate interference with the Strait of Hormuz. Only 34 miles wide, 40 percent of the world's tanker-borne oil passes through it.

Tensions Escalate as Iran Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz

The US has warned Iran that it will not tolerate interference with the Strait of Hormuz. Only 34 miles wide, 40 percent of the world's tanker-borne oil passes through it.

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The US has warned Iran that it will not tolerate interference with the Strait of Hormuz. Only 34 miles wide, 40 percent of the world's tanker-borne oil passes through it.

Tensions Escalate as Iran Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz

The US has warned Iran that it will not tolerate interference with the Strait of Hormuz. Only 34 miles wide, 40 percent of the world's tanker-borne oil passes through it.

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Ten years ago, China consumed half as much energy as the United States.  Now, after economic development at breakneck speed, China is the world’s largest consumer of oil, gas, coal,…

China Overtakes US in Energy Consumption

Ten years ago, China consumed half as much energy as the United States.  Now, after economic development at breakneck speed, China is the world’s largest consumer of oil, gas, coal,…

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