Reports

Self-Driving Cars: The Impact on People With Disabilities

A white paper commissioned by the Ruderman Family Foundation and Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) has revealed that two million employment opportunities could be opened up, and $19 billion in annual healthcare expenditures could be saved, if people with disabilities had access to the basic transportation needs that could be provided by autonomous vehicles. Despite […]

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Saudi Arabia: The Power Behind OPEC

Saudi Arabia: The Power Behind OPEC, is latest in a series of Issue Briefs authored by Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) focusing on the future of the cartel. The paper addresses how OPEC’s strategy is influenced chiefly by Saudi Arabia, and how the country’s domestic changes affect the group’s policy. The Issue Brief finds that Saudi Arabia’s […]

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SAFE Testimony to Senate Commerce on Driverless Car Rules

SAFE submitted written testimony to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Technology calling for an “Autonomous First” approach to the deployment of driverless cars, rather than a slower, iterative approach. Such a regulatory framework should enable this rapidly evolving technology to deliver the maximum possible energy security and social benefit—significantly reducing America’s dependence on […]

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Rising Tensions Between Saudi Arabia and Iran Threaten Regional Oil Supplies

The developing conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran, prompted by the Saudi execution of Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr and subsequent retaliation by Iranian hardliners on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, has triggered a deepening crisis in already poor relations between the two regional powers, threatening oil supplies. The developing conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran, […]

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