Tue, Apr 20, 2021

Raising Ambitions: Meeting John Kerry’s hydrogen challenge

Online Event Energy industry leaders discuss their companies' roles in developing of a clean hydrogen economy that can drive decarbonization across hard-to-abate industries.

12:30pm Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

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Fri, Apr 2, 2021

Rapid response: President Biden’s American Jobs Plan

Released on March 31, the Biden-Harris administration’s massive infrastructure plan, called the American Jobs Plan, is hugely ambitious. The proposal does not just look to fix crumbling US infrastructure, it aims to transform the US economy, simultaneously addressing climate change, unemployment, and historic inequities.

EnergySource by Global Energy Center

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Tue, Mar 2, 2021

Brief 1: Has hydrogen’s time come in the United States?

This first brief in the Atlantic Council’s hydrogen policy sprint examines the current state of hydrogen development in the United States and begins to explore pathways for clean hydrogen production across the country.

Hydrogen Policy Sprint by David W. Yellen, Randolph Bell

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Sun, Nov 29, 2020

Which Trump Administration-era policies should the incoming Biden-Harris Administration continue?

Amidst the Trump Administration’s empty talk of “energy dominance,” “freedom gas,” and “the cleanest air, the cleanest water,” the Administration developed a number of good policies that align with President-elect Biden’s climate, energy security, and foreign policy objectives. If the Senate remains in Republican hands, these areas might be some of the best opportunities President-elect Biden has to advance his climate and energy goals.

EnergySource by Global Energy Center

Energy & Environment United States and Canada

David W. Yellen is an assistant director at the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center, where he focuses on decarbonization technologies and pathways, energy security and decarbonization strategies in the Asia-Pacific region, and oil and gas in transition. His interests currently include China’s industrial strategies and policies in energy industries; hydrogen markets and deployment policies; carbon capture, utilization, and storage technologies; and energy transition policies in developing countries. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, David worked at the Council on Foreign Relations on clean energy economics and in Senator Elizabeth Warren’s office, and he has contributed pieces to Scientific American and the Economist, among other publications. David graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in government from Georgetown University, with a focus on energy markets and policy and a minor in economics. He was also a national Rhodes scholarship finalist.