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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

Mon, Jun 1, 2020

The perfect storm: Global pandemic, recession, and hurricanes – As these crises pile up, how do we build a resilient recovery?

ONLINE EVENT – On the first day of 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season, and with up to 18 storms predicted, this season brings the risks of climate change for vulnerable people and economies back into focus. Which finance, risk and policy strategies can storm-prone countries employ to reduce and cover those risks, particularly in light of the economic fallout of a global pandemic?

10:00am ONLINE EVENT

Thu, May 21, 2020

Resilience in a climate and COVID-19 era: Mobilizing local to global solutions

ONLINE EVENT – Will this pandemic – which has exposed our cracks and pronounced weaknesses in our communities, governments and systems – teach us to act now, through proven solutions, and fortify for the crises to come?

3:30pm ONLINE EVENT

Thu, May 7, 2020

EnergySource Innovation Stream: Low carbon gases

ONLINE EVENT – Dr. Michael E. Webber, ENGIE’s chief science and technology officer, discusses the new technologies necessary to optimize the production and utilization of low carbon gases across the global energy system.

12:30pm ONLINE EVENT

Experts

Content

Tue, Feb 25, 2020

Global challenges require global solutions

What will it take to drive more sustainable investing to keep our planet temperature below a 1.5 degree Celsius increase?

EnergySource by Ryan Edwards

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Transitions

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Transatlantic cooperation key to Europe’s Green Deal, EU official says

As the European Union aims to become carbon neutral by the year 2050, cooperation with the United States on energy technology, financing, and imports will be critical to helping transition the European energy sector towards a low-carbon future, Director General for Energy at the European Commission Ditte Juul Jørgensen said on February 20.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance

Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Baughman McLeod joins TRT World to discuss effects of climate change on extreme weather and actions to take

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Pyper joins BBC to discuss Bezos’ Earth Fund

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Mon, Feb 10, 2020

A new security challenge: The geopolitical implications of climate change

Discussions on energy and geopolitics over the last ten years have often focused on the need for energy security. Now, another challenge—climate security—is emerging and it must be urgently addressed.

EnergySource by Friedbert Pflüger

Climate Change & Climate Action Geopolitics & Energy Security
Speaker at podium

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

“US energy priorities abroad,” a conversation with US Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette

The Hon. Dan Brouillette, secretary of the US Department of Energy, discusses his priorities for international cooperation to provide safe, secure, and affordable energy sources in Latin America and Europe.

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Global Energy Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

Sheldon Whitehouse implores US leaders to get serious about carbon capture and climate policy

US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) blasted the US Government for its delay in implementing carbon capture and storage (CCS) legislation and the US Congress for refusing to adopt serious carbon pricing reform during remarks to the Atlantic Council on February 4. Whitehouse rebuked the US Department of the Treasury for dragging its feet on implementing the ”45Q” CCS tax credit.

New Atlanticist by Zachary Strauss

Climate Change & Climate Action United States and Canada

Thu, Feb 6, 2020

UN Under-Secretary-General speaks to the complexity of countering desertification

On Thursday, February 6, the Africa Center hosted a roundtable with Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action
Aurora borealis

Tue, Feb 4, 2020

CCS in Norway: Propelling global innovation for decarbonization

Northern Lights, a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project backed, in part, by the Norwegian government is set to bolster European and global carbon capture innovation, accelerating climate progress and exemplifying the next wave of global CCS facilities.

EnergySource by Lee Beck

Climate Change & Climate Action Northern Europe

Tue, Feb 4, 2020

Engelke in NewCities: Environmental security, cities, and international order

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Geopolitics & Energy Security