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Global Energy Forum by Katherine Walla

Feb 8, 2021

How to design an energy transition that includes everyone—including the most vulnerable

Global Energy Forum by Katherine Walla

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed an “interdependent” world with “huge issues of inequity,” said Sunita Narain, director general of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). Without addressing these realities, “we cannot deal with the virus, and it’s the same with climate change.”

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Global Energy Forum by Katherine Walla

Jan 28, 2021

As the aviation industry recovers from one crisis, it is looking to the next: climate change

Global Energy Forum by Katherine Walla

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated “the most severe crisis for aviation ever,” said Marc Hamy, vice president of corporate affairs, sustainability, and environment at Airbus. But there's another crisis on the horizon for the aviation industry: “increasing pressure coming from climate change. So we absolutely need to recover from this crisis in aviation, and at the same time we’ll have to manage the most important transition in the history of our sector: decarbonized aviation.” Hamy added.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Global Energy Forum by Larry Luxner

Jan 26, 2021

Why companies are getting more involved in the campaign against climate change

Global Energy Forum by Larry Luxner

BP, the world’s fourth-largest energy conglomerate, and Bank of America, the world’s ninth-largest bank are among the companies endorsing a charter likened to a recovery plan for the planet. Dubbed the Terra Carta, the charter commits them to working toward goals related to meeting global net-zero emissions targets by 2050.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Jan 25, 2021

How climate change can become a bipartisan issue in the Biden era

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Fighting climate change should not become a partisan issue, said US Senator Chris Coons, a Democrat from Delaware who co-chairs the fourteen-member Bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Jan 22, 2021

COP26: The key trends to watch ahead of the world’s next climate conference

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland—delayed until November 2021—is more likely to produce significant results now that US President Joe Biden occupies the White House, said a group of experts meeting virtually the day after Biden’s inauguration.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Global Energy Forum

Jan 22, 2021

Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum sets the 2021 energy agenda

Global Energy Forum

Fifth annual conference, part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, concludes after week of high-level discussions on the post-pandemic energy system, the global energy transition, and priorities for the new US administration

Energy & Environment

Global Energy Forum

Jan 22, 2021

Van Jones

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Political Commentator, CNN; Founder, Dream Corps Green for All Van Jones is a CNN political commentator, regularly appearing across the network’s programming and special political coverage. In 2014, Jones launched two brand new initiatives. #cut50 is a bipartisan communications campaign to cut the prison population in half in 10 years — by forging unlikely alliances, […]

Global Energy Forum

Jan 22, 2021

The Hon. Donald McEachin (D-VA-4)

Global Energy Forum

US Congressman, United States House of Representatives Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) was first elected to represent the Fourth Congressional District of Virginia in the United States House of Representatives on November 8, 2016. Congressman McEachin has been selected by his colleagues to serve as a Regional Whip, co-chair of the House Democratic Environmental Message Team, […]

Global Energy Forum

Jan 22, 2021

The Hon. Darin LaHood (R-IL-18)

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US Congressman, United States House of Representatives Congressman Darin LaHood, born and raised in Peoria, serves the constituents of the Eighteenth District of Illinois. Sworn into the US House of Representatives on September 17, 2015, LaHood quickly transitioned into office after his special-election win on September 10. He won re-election to serve his third full-term […]

Global Energy Forum

Jan 22, 2021

The Hon. John Curtis (R-UT-3)

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US Congressman, United States House of Representatives John R. Curtis proudly represents Utah’s Third Congressional District, serving on the House Natural Resources and Foreign Affairs Committees. After being elected to Congress on November 13, 2017, John sponsored twelve bills in his first year in office. Four of these bills passed through the House and three […]