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Please join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center, the Naval Postgraduate School, and the Payne Institute for Public Policy on Wednesday, July 29 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT for an engaging panel discussion on the clean energy-national security nexus and the critical importance of renewed US leadership in the advanced energy and climate space.

The global health pandemic has disrupted energy markets and investment and has shed light upon the frailty of key supply chains, including those critical to the clean energy transition. While oil markets have been especially hard hit, critical mineral supply chains integral to clean tech manufacturing have also been affected. Expert panelists will discuss the national security implications of the global energy transition in the United States, as well the questions COVID-19 raises regarding US preparedness for that transition.

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 receive further information on how to join the virtual audience.


Opening remarks by

Dr. Daniel Nussbaum
Chair, Energy Academic Group
The Naval Post Graduate School

A conversation with

Joe Bryan
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy
Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council

Sherri Goodman
Former First Deputy Undersecretary of Defense (Environmental Security);
Board Director
Atlantic Council

Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, USN (ret.)
Former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations, and the Environment;
Advisory Council, Veterans Advanced Energy Project
Atlantic Council Global Energy Center

Moderated by

COL Greg Douquet, USMC (ret.)
Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center
Co-Director, Veterans Advanced Energy Project

Atlantic Council

Closing remarks by

Dr. Morgan Bazilian
Director, Payne Institute; Professor of Public Policy
Colorado School of Mines

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