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

Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Raising Ambitions: Developing the offshore wind industry

Online Event The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center hosts a discussion on the state of the offshore wind industry and the opportunities it presents for meeting climate ambitions.

10:00am Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Mon, Apr 5, 2021

Green by design: Utilizing urban surfaces for climate action

Online Event The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center hosts a discussion on community-scale implementation of green urban design.

4:00pm Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment United States and Canada

Wed, Apr 7, 2021

Leading from the front: Washington state as the next US climate champion

Online Event Washington Governor Jay Inslee and a distinguished panel of energy and climate leaders from the Evergreen State discuss Washington’s push to become the next US climate frontrunner.

2:00pm Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

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

Experts

Content

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

Tue, Jan 12, 2021

Climate change may prevent Ukraine from becoming an agricultural superpower

Kyiv's record-breaking weather in 2020 was further evidence of a changing climate that threatens to undermine Ukraine's emergence as an agricultural superpower and key player in global food security.

UkraineAlert by Anna Ackermann

Climate Change & Climate Action Ukraine

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

The future of food: Imagining our food system in the decades to come

Our global food system is complex, with trade-offs existing between efficiency, equity, and human and environmental health. Managing a transition, even without cultural factors and vested interests is highly challenging.

GeoTech Cues by Marcus Ranney, MD, Sahil Shah

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

Build resilience for an era of shocks: NATO 20/2020 podcast

NATO needs a fourth core task to protect allied populations from non-traditional threats like COVID and climate change.

NATO 20/2020 by Anca Agachi

Climate Change & Climate Action Coronavirus

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

The quest for water: Will the Abraham Accords change the water landscape for the region?

With the threat of climate change already creating direct consequences for water security and conflict, safeguarding water for the region will prove to not only be a challenging task, but an even more crucial one than during the last multilateral efforts in the 1990s.

MENASource by Rumaitha Al Busaidi

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Events

Fri, Apr 23, 2021

Fast Thinking: Rapid response to the Leaders Summit on Climate

Online Event Climate and energy leaders from around the world provide key takeaways from the Leaders Summit on Climate in a fast-paced discussion.

12:00pm Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Tue, Apr 20, 2021

Strengthening US-Africa commercial ties

Online Event The Biden administration can revamp US-Africa policy by building on existing commercial policies, facilitating green growth, and deepening people-to-people ties.

2:00pm Africa Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Raising Ambitions: Developing the offshore wind industry

Online Event The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center hosts a discussion on the state of the offshore wind industry and the opportunities it presents for meeting climate ambitions.

10:00am Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy