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EnergySource

Nov 1, 2022

How Europe can salvage its climate credibility at COP27

By Michał Kurtyka and Paddy Ryan

Europe's recent energy policies have begotten accusations of climate hypocrisy, as the continent blocks access to financing for gas projects in developing countries yet scours those countries for gas supplies for its own use. At COP27, Europe can—and should—responsibly reconcile those contradictions.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

EnergySource

Oct 31, 2022

COP27 and financing for sustainable energy development

By Robert F. Ichord, Jr.

COP27 will place the issue of climate finance front and center. The need to provide adequate support for developing nations beset by climate-related hardship and pursuing transition policies cannot be overstated.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Event Recap

Oct 27, 2022

UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment Mariam Al Mheiri: Middle East at the heart of new climate reality

By Madeline Hart

An Atlantic Council conference on climate change and security in the Middle East brought together high-level officials from across the region to explore innovative solutions.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

EnergySource

Oct 25, 2022

Does the IRA make US offshore wind the “next big thing?”

By Joseph Webster and Elina Carpen

The Inflation Reduction Act sets the US clean energy industry up for rapid expansion, and offshore wind is no exception. Additional legislation could close remaining gaps and drive US offshore wind to the head of the energy transition.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

In the News

Oct 21, 2022

Townsend and Zysk in The Sydney Morning Herald: Russia’s militarization of the Arctic

On October 21, TSI Senior Advisor Jim Townsend and TSI NRSF Katarzyna Zysk were quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald discussing Russia’s militarization of the Artic.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance

New Atlanticist

Oct 11, 2022

Your expert guide to China’s 20th Party Congress

By Atlantic Council experts

The once-in-five-years event is slated not only to further cement Xi Jinping's rule but also to have impact on a number of policy areas, from China's economy to its relationship with the Global South.

China Climate Change & Climate Action

AfricaSource

Oct 7, 2022

How Niger’s safety net helps its most vulnerable citizens thrive amid crises

By Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou and Mamta Murthi

The World Bank's Wadata Talaka safety-net partnership program with Niger aims to empower women in the country and protect its human-capital gains in the face of overlapping shocks.

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

EnergySource

Sep 28, 2022

Establishing a national green bank with the GHG Reduction Fund will reduce emissions, promote environmental justice

By Ken Berlin

The Inflation Reduction Act creates a $27 billion Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to accelerate the United States’ energy transition—and ensure that the transition is an equitable one. Capitalizing a national climate bank would provide a long-term, comparatively low-cost solution to reduce the United States’ reliance on fossil fuels and its greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Event Recap

Sep 23, 2022

A conversation with H.E. Chandrikapersad Santokhi, president of Suriname, chair of the Caribbean Community

A recorded conversation on the sidelines of the UNGA with H.E. Chandrikapersad Santokhi, president of the Republic of Suriname, on how to address energy, climate, and food security in the Caribbean

Americas Caribbean

New Atlanticist

Sep 15, 2022

Is US-Caribbean diplomacy finally on the right track?

We reached out to our experts from the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center to break down the White House's new commitments and how this diplomatic relationship can improve in the future.

Caribbean Climate Change & Climate Action

Experts