Please join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center on Friday, June 11 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM EDT for the launch of the new report “Shifting Gears: Geopolitics of the Global Energy Transition,” by Robert Johnston, Atlantic Council Global Energy Center Senior Fellow and Managing Director for Energy, Climate, and Resource at the Eurasia Group.

Driven largely by technological advancements and policies aimed at decarbonization, the prospect that oil demand will peak in the not-too-distant future has become a topic of debate in energy circles over the past several years. So-called “peak demand” would have significant geopolitical and geoeconomic consequences for oil-producing and importing nations alike.

Shifting Gears examines major geopolitical questions related to the prospect of a peak in oil demand that include the likely redistribution of oil market share between major producers; the potential for failed states or material internal political instability in major oil-producing countries; and the geopolitical impact of peak demand on major oil-consuming nations.

The report launch will feature a panel discussion on the key takeaways from the report and a robust discussion of how to mitigate some of the geopolitical risks from peak demand while still rapidly decarbonizing the global economy to meet net-zero goals.

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.

Agenda

Keynote Address: Report Launch

Robert Johnston
Managing Director, Energy, Climate, and Resource
Eurasia Group
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council

A conversation with

Amy Myers Jaffe
Research Professor and Managing Director of the Climate Policy Lab, The Fletcher School
Tufts University

Chris Midgley
Global Director of Analytics
S&P Global Platts

Robert Johnston
Managing Director, Energy, Climate, and Resource
Eurasia Group
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council

Moderated by

Randolph Bell
Director, Global Energy Center; Richard Morningstar Chair for Global Energy Security
Atlantic Council

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