EnergySourceNov 3, 2022
The IEA World Energy Outlook 2022 highlights climate finance needs ahead of COP27
By Emily Burlinghaus
The new IEA World Energy Outlook 2022 should be used as a roadmap at COP27 for the allocation of climate-oriented resources. Doing so would better enable developing nations to ride the wave of interest in clean technologies amid the global energy crisis and share in the benefits of the transition.
EnergySourceMar 11, 2022
As the US struggles to “green” supply chains, new EU battery regulation offers lessons
By Emily Burlinghaus
The EU's pending Batteries Regulation is an ambitious framework to impose strict sustainability standards on the technology most important to electrification. To secure access to the lucrative EU market, global battery manufacturers will need to clean up their supply chains. US policymakers should take heed.
Emily Burlinghaus is a nonresident fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center and a German Chancellor Fellow based at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam, Germany. Prior to her fellowship, she worked as an assistant director with the Global Energy Center, where she focused primarily on the annual Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi and research and programming related to nuclear energy. Before joining the Atlantic Council in June 2019, she served as a program officer with the Institute of Regional and International Studies at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS), where she worked with academics and entrepreneurs to inform research and private sector development priorities across Iraq.
Emily has also worked as a research assistant with The Washington Institute for Near East Policy’s Iran Security Initiative and spent a year abroad in the United Arab Emirates and conducted research at think tanks in Washington DC, including the Hudson Institute and the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. She graduated from New York University with a bachelor of arts in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Energy Policy and Climate from Johns Hopkins University.
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