Projects and initiatives

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

Fri, Feb 19, 2021

Financing a resilient recovery: Applications to cities and beyond

Online Event The Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance and the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center recently released their brief, An Analysis of Urban Climate Adaptation Finance, that focuses on urban dwellers and aims to assess the volume and quality of finance that currently exists to address climate risk in cities.

11:00am Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience & Society

Fri, Jan 22, 2021

Common Ground on Climate Bipartisan Summit

Online Event As part of the the Global Energy Forum, Congressional leaders from across the aisle sit down to discuss common sense clean energy solutions that address COVID-19, job loss, and climate change.

9:00am Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Wed, Dec 9, 2020

Event Recap | AgriTechAction 2020

On Tuesday, November 17 the GeoTech Center hosted AgriTechAction 2020, a three-day conference that explored the relationship between agriculture and technology, with the goal for future solutions to food security challenges to be accessible and sustainable for all. In the conference, experts and leaders in agriculture, technology, and national security came together to discuss and help guide the further deployment of data and technology in agriculture; specifically in food production, processing, distribution, security, efficiency, and sustainability

Event Recap by Borja Prado, Claire Branley

Climate Change & Climate Action Inclusive Growth

Thu, Dec 3, 2020

Event recap | Food system sustainability in 2021 and beyond

During this episode of the GeoTech Hour, panelists highlighted what they believe should be agriculture and food systems priorities in 2021 and beyond.

Event Recap by GeoTech Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Digital Policy

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Event recap | 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

Experts

Content

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Event recap | Data-informed nutrition policy and practices

An episode of the GeoTech Hour where panelists discuss challenges and opportunities for data-informed nutrition solutions, and how a multisectoral approach can improve global health.

GeoTech Cues by the GeoTech Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Inclusive Growth

Fri, Feb 12, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing January 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

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Climate Change & Climate Action Democratic Transitions

Wed, Feb 10, 2021

A paradigm shift under President Joe Biden: From “energy dominance” towards climate cooperation

The US return to the Paris Agreement and the appointment of John Kerry as the new US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate indicate a new paradigm: international energy and climate cooperation is back on the agenda. While there may be challenges to achieving broader goals, hopes are up for a transatlantic New Energy Deal between the United States and the EU in light of new policy substance with ambitious climate targets, and a new tone.

EnergySource by Friedbert Pflüger

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Mon, Feb 8, 2021

How to design an energy transition that includes everyone—including the most vulnerable

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed an “interdependent” world with “huge issues of inequity,” said Sunita Narain, director general of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). Without addressing these realities, “we cannot deal with the virus, and it’s the same with climate change.”

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Fri, Feb 5, 2021

Charting a path towards net-zero: The importance of US leadership in carbon dioxide removal

Under the Biden-Harris administration, the United States can and must reemerge as a global leader on climate action. Accelerating research, development, demonstration, and deployment of a range of carbon dioxide removal applications is a critical step to achieving US and global climate targets.

EnergySource by Anne Canavati

Climate Change & Climate Action Elections

Thu, Jan 28, 2021

FAST THINKING: Breaking down Biden’s big climate moves

President Joe Biden came into office promising to make big moves to address climate change. Yesterday he got to work with a bevy of executive orders designed to take some of the new administration’s first major steps. What do they mean?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Elections

Thu, Jan 21, 2021

Reimagining a just society pt. 3 | A coming shift in perspective

In retrospect, the COVID-19 pandemic may mark a paradigm shift in global society if governments and their citizens worldwide today embrace its lessons, including many still emerging. One of these lessons concerns the dangers of ignoring knowledge we already had about interconnections between global public health, economic and national security, and ecological degradation.

GeoTech Cues by Carol Dumaine

Civil Society Climate Change & Climate Action

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

The world is about to embark on a big energy transition. Here’s what it could look like.

“Real friends say the bitter truth,” said Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency, at the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Forum. And “the bitter truth is that real energy transitions are coming, and they are coming fast.”

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Ambassador Verma joins CSIS: Role of subnational diplomacy in India’s climate change goals

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Press Release: Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center receives $1.1M award from Rebuild Florida

Press Release: The Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center receives $1.1M award from Rebuild Florida for Resilience Hubs

Press Release

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience