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The Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center promotes energy security by working alongside government, industry, civil society, and public stakeholders to devise pragmatic solutions to the geopolitical, sustainability, and economic challenges of the changing global energy landscape.

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Sep 22, 2023

Russia resumes bombing campaign of Ukraine’s civilian energy infrastructure

By Suriya Evans-Pritchard Jayanti

Following a six-month pause, Russia renewed its bombing campaign of Ukraine's civilian energy infrastructure on September 21, signalling that Ukrainians face another winter of blackouts as Putin tries to freeze the country into submission.

Conflict Defense Technologies


Sep 22, 2023

German economy minister: The shifting tides of globalization are creating new challenges for market economies

By Atlantic Council

At the Transatlantic Forum on GeoEconomics, Robert Habeck spoke about strengthening Europe's economic sovereignty and the increased US focus on China.

China Climate Change & Climate Action


Sep 21, 2023

The United States’ edge in the clean energy economy starts with outcompeting China on hydrogen

By Landon Derentz

The Biden administration’s momentum on bolstering the United States’ significance in the global green economy must start with an inclusive approach to hydrogen tax credits.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

New Atlanticist

Sep 20, 2023

What it will take to feed Africa—and the world—in the coming decades

By Katherine Walla

During a discussion at Atlantic Council in New York, officials and food security experts laid out the solutions that can expand Africa's agricultural productivity—and make it more resilient to climate change.

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

New Atlanticist

Sep 20, 2023

Carbon removal is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reduce the risks of overshooting global warming targets  

By Mahmoud Abouelnaga, Raul Brens Jr

Carbon dioxide removal technologies offer a crucial pathway to achieving net-zero emissions and minimizing the extent and duration of any overshoot.

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

China-MENA Podcast

Sep 20, 2023

China’s Role in Conflict Mediation in the Middle East

By Atlantic Council

Helena Legarda and Dr. Sanam Vakil join us to dissect China's strategic approach to mediating conflicts and its consequential impact on the Middle East.

China East Asia


Sep 18, 2023

Moldova has the chance to break from its Gazprom-dominated past

By Jamal Nusseibeh and Branko Terzic

Moldova has the opportunity to make good use of the lessons of its past by strengthening regulatory independence, increasing competition, and introducing transparent pricing.

Eastern Europe Energy & Environment

Issue Brief

Sep 18, 2023

Guarantees 2.0: Meeting climate finance needs in the Global South

By Ian Callaghan, George Frampton, Ken Berlin, and Frank Willey

Transforming global energy, manufacturing, and transportation systems for a net-zero future requires a huge investment, but current financial flows toward these goals are vastly insufficient.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance


Sep 15, 2023

Planning around strategic supply chains will require more than just ‘listing’ of critical minerals

By Reed Blakemore

We need to ensure that our minerals policy does not become overly clerkish, prescribing problems rather than solving them. Capturing the supply/demand dynamism between each critical mineral will illuminate the pathways to build a cohesive minerals strategy.

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

In the News

Sep 14, 2023

Bayoumi in The Globe and Mail on rethinking Canada’s climate disaster response

Imran Bayoumi authors an article for The Globe and Mail discussing Canada's need for a separate agency mandated to manage climate disaster response.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment