Issue Briefs and Fact Sheets

Issue Brief: Developing Electric Vehicle Battery Supply Chains for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

Chunks of copper ore mineral rocks in an iron barrel

SAFE’s Ambassador Alfred Hoffman Jr. Center for Critical Minerals Strategy has published recommendations, previously shared with the U.S. government, to improve standards, security, and transparency in global mineral supply chains. The recommendations aim to empower lower-income, minerals-rich countries to move beyond extraction and develop advanced mineral economies while meeting surging global demand for energy transition […]

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How to deploy Autonomous Vehicles to increase accessible personal mobility

  Increasing Mobility and Access with Autonomous Vehicles looks at how policymakers and AV companies can help shared AVs increase access to vital services and opportunities for communities who currently lack adequate transportation options. More than 25 million adults in this country have travel-limiting disabilities, a number that will grow as the U.S. population ages. […]

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New Brief Looks at the Energy Benefits of Widespread AV Adoption

SAFE’s Center for Automated Transportation Technology has released the first in a series of policy research briefs, Maximizing Energy Efficiency through Widespread AV Deployment. The issue brief highlights that widespread adoption of shared, electric AV technology could cut fuel consumption by half and reduce carbon emissions by 75% – all while making roads safer and […]

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NOPEC: Providing A Tool To Counter The OPEC Cartel

Ahead of an April 3 White House meeting between President Trump and American oil executives, Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) released an issue brief calling on policymakers to reiterate the United States’ commitment to free and fair markets—with passing the No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act (NOPEC) as a strong first step. The issue […]

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