As the global community continues to grapple with the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Atlantic Council is open for business. Our business, meetings, and events, however, are occurring virtually. For more information, please read an update from our President and CEO.
Please join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center on Monday, July 12, from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. EDT for a conversation with Spencer Dale, bp’s chief economist, to launch the 2021 Statistical Review of World Energy. Dale will discuss the year’s trends in energy supply and consumption, carbon emissions, and the global energy generation mix.
COVID-19 disrupted oil markets, led to significant changes in patterns of electricity use, and heightened ambitions to decarbonize the global energy system. As governments and corporations across the world set ambitious goals to reduce carbon emissions, they also searched for novel ways to ensure energy security, satisfy demand, and build more resilient and flexible energy systems.
In this moderated discussion, Spencer Dale will discuss the key findings and analysis in bp’s latest annual Statistical Review of World Energy and evaluate challenges and opportunities for the energy industry under three decarbonization scenarios: rapid, net-zero, and business-as-usual. Key trends to be addressed include growth in renewables, investments in new energy technologies, supply chain shifts, and global competition for new and existing fuels. Please join this conversation via the web application Zoom, which is accessible through your web browser, the Zoom desktop or mobile app, and by phone. If you wish to join the question and answer period, you must join by app or web. Register below to receive further information on how to join the virtual audience.
A conversation with
Director, Global Energy Center;
Richard Morningstar Chair for Global Energy Security