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Fri, Mar 6, 2020

A new energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere

The Western Hemisphere is full of potential and we have the opportunity to galvanize it into an energy powerhouse. This new US energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere will help raise the global competitiveness of the hemisphere, advance its shared prosperity, and improve national and energy security as a result.

Report by David L. Goldwyn

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Veterans Advanced Energy Project

The Veterans Advanced Energy Project is designed to drive US leadership in advanced energy by recruiting, equipping, and empowering military veterans who understand the importance of the evolving energy landscape to our future security and prosperity.

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Climate Change and Climate Action events

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Event recap | Jeff Rowe: AI, gene editing and guaranteeing a stable seed supply

As a part of the GeoTech Center’s AgriTechAction 2020, Mr. Jeff Rowe, President of Global Seeds for Syngenta, was interviewed by Ms. Daniella Taveau, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the GeoTech Center and expert in developing global business and regulatory strategies.

Event Recap by GeoTech Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Entrepreneurship

Wed, Nov 18, 2020

Event recap | Data, security, and the global food system

On Wednesday, November 18, at 12:00 p.m. EST, a panel of experts discussed what the tech industry can bring to modern agriculture as part of the Center’s weekly GeoTech Hour programming.

Event Recap by GeoTech Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Digital Policy

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Can we avoid a carbon trade war?

Online Event The Global Energy Center hosts a conversation with leading experts to discuss alternatives for international policy cooperation that amply reduce greenhouse gas emissions while enhancing the transatlantic trade relationship.

8:00am Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia United States and Canada

Experts

Content

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

FAST THINKING: John Kerry, America’s first climate czar

It’s one thing to say you take the threat of climate change seriously. It’s another to create a new cabinet-level post for a “climate envoy,” give it to John Kerry, and save him a seat on your National Security Council. That’s the plan Joe Biden laid out this week. What difference will it make?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Elections

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Event recap | Jeff Rowe: AI, gene editing and guaranteeing a stable seed supply

As a part of the GeoTech Center’s AgriTechAction 2020, Mr. Jeff Rowe, President of Global Seeds for Syngenta, was interviewed by Ms. Daniella Taveau, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the GeoTech Center and expert in developing global business and regulatory strategies.

Event Recap by GeoTech Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Entrepreneurship

Sun, Nov 22, 2020

In states with key clean energy wins, utilities have a strong hand in driving or stalling progress

The 2020 US elections delivered some notable state and city-level wins for clean energy across the United States, notably in Nevada, Colorado, and Ohio. However, even in states that delivered victories for clean energy, utilities will still play a key role in driving—or stalling—the clean energy transition. The complex history of clean energy policy in each of these states points to the divergent paths both cities and states can take to decarbonize and the importance of striking a delicate balance between government, utilities, and public interests.

EnergySource by Emily Burlinghaus

Climate Change & Climate Action Elections

Wed, Nov 18, 2020

Event recap | Data, security, and the global food system

On Wednesday, November 18, at 12:00 p.m. EST, a panel of experts discussed what the tech industry can bring to modern agriculture as part of the Center's weekly GeoTech Hour programming.

Event Recap by GeoTech Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Digital Policy

Sun, Nov 15, 2020

Warrick quoted in New York Times on role of DHS in climate change response

Warrick in NYT: "[Climate change] is something that needs to be a long term priority for D.H.S."

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Crisis Management

Thu, Nov 12, 2020

Complex identities: Kamala Harris and US foreign policy towards the Caribbean

Due to both her experience and her story, Kamala Devi Harris, alongside President-elect Joe Biden, provides an important new symbol of what the United States stands for in the world and could usher in a new era for US-Caribbean relations.

New Atlanticist by Vicki Assevero

Caribbean Climate Change & Climate Action

Mon, Nov 9, 2020

Ashford in Politico: Don’t expect Trump’s “America First” bent to be abandoned

Ashford was cited in Politico’s “Morning Defense” newsletter, stating that the, “post-Trump Republican party is likely to continue to be apathetic about the value of international institutions, and skeptical of the utility of multilateral agreements on topics like climate change and arms control,” More about our expert

In the News by Atlantic Council

Americas Arms Control

Sun, Nov 8, 2020

FAST THINKING: How a President-elect Biden will confront climate change

In their victory speeches this weekend, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris declared that combating climate change will be one of their administration’s top priorities, alongside containing COVID-19, rebuilding the US economy, rooting out systemic racism, and bridging America’s political divides. Let's zoom in on what's coming next on climate.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Elections

Sat, Nov 7, 2020

Pavel interviewed by TRT World on international implications of a Biden administration

On November 7, Director of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security Barry Pavel discussed what the Biden administration means for international affairs on Turkish international news channel TRT World. Pavel commented on how the Biden administration will respond to great-power competitors, nuclear proliferation, and climate change.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Climate Change & Climate Action

Wed, Nov 4, 2020

What the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement means for the global fight against climate change

The pandemic illustrated the critical role for strong national leadership in combating a crisis and what happens when countries—including the United States—fail to cooperate on a multilateral level to find a solution.

New Atlanticist by Margaret Jackson and Jorge Gastelumendi

Climate Change & Climate Action United States and Canada

Events

Mon, Nov 30, 2020

The future of 45Q: Carbon capture policy in the Biden-Harris Administration

Online Event A distinguished group of panelists discusses the role of carbon capture, utilization, and storage technologies in the US energy transition, the future of 45Q tax legislation, and how the Biden-Harris Administration could further the development and deployment of those technologies.

2:00pm Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment Energy Transitions United States and Canada