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Fri, Aug 2, 2019

Livingston joins CGTN’s The Heat to discuss China’s green revolution

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Energy & Environment

Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Livingston quoted in Telangana Today on geopolitics fueled by electrified systems

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy Transitions Geopolitics & Energy Security

Wed, Jul 10, 2019

Green Banks: Financing the Low-Carbon Future

On the evening of July 10, the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center hosted a  conversation on green banks, where climate finance leaders openly discussed the role of green financial institutions as tools that work to unlock investment for clean energy initiatives. Following brief welcoming remarks by David Livingston, deputy director for climate and advanced energy […]

Event Recap by Global Energy Center

Full Bio

David Livingston is deputy director, climate and advanced energy, of the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center. 

He is also a fellow of the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy at Johns Hopkins University, and of the Payne Institute at the Colorado School of Mines. He also teaches a course on energy for the University of Southern California (USC) program in Washington, DC, and serves as a strategist for the Obama Foundation Scholars program.

Previously, Livingston served as a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and as the inaugural Robert S. Strauss fellow for geoeconomics at the Office of the US Trade Representative, where he concluded as acting assistant US trade representative for congressional affairs.

He also has worked at the World Trade Organization in Geneva and at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Vienna.

Earlier in his career, Livingston was selected as a Future Energy Leader by the World Energy Council, and is an alumnus of the Atlantik Brücke Young Leaders Program.He earned a BA with highest honors from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, and an MSc with distinction from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.