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Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Namibia: A green hydrogen hub for Africa

Online Event Namibian government leaders and regional experts discuss the prospect for Namibia to become a green hydrogen hub on the African continent.

4:00pm Africa Energy & Environment Renewables & Advanced Energy South & Central Africa

Mon, Sep 27, 2021

Leading oil and gas into a net-zero world

Online Event The Global Energy Center hosts a virtual discussion on the role of oil and gas in a net-zero world, featuring H.E. Mohammad Barkindo, Secretary General, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ; Helima Croft of RBC Capital Markets; and Majid Jafar of Crescent Petroleum.

8:30am Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Middle East

Tue, Sep 28, 2021

2021 Atlantic Council – Korea Foundation Forum

Online Event The Atlantic Council-Korea Foundation Forum is an annual conference hosted by the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Asia Security Initiative that brings together US and ROK officials and experts to develop forward-looking recommendations for the US-ROK alliance.

10:45am Climate Change & Climate Action East Asia Economy & Business Indo-Pacific

Past events

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

How can Europe escape Gazprom’s gas grip?

Online Event In recent months, Russian state-owned gas company Gazprom has used the Biden administration’s acquiescence to Nord Stream 2 to squeeze European energy markets. With the winter heating season soon approaching, is the Kremlin trying to spark an energy crisis in Europe?

11:00am Eastern Europe Geopolitics & Energy Security International Markets Oil and Gas

Wed, Aug 4, 2021

Turkey-Israel relations in a changing geopolitical landscape

Online Event The Atlantic Council IN TURKEY hosts a discussion on the future of Turkey-Israel relations in the context of a regional landscape in flux.

8:30am Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia Israel Middle East

Programs

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.

The latest pieces from EnergySource

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

India is key to US climate ambitions, and the Quad can help

India’s massive demand for energy is projected to grow rapidly over the next several decades, and its current coal reliance will be difficult to break. But doing so is vital, both to global decarbonization and US geopolitical interests. The Quad can help provide the requisite security, investment, and support to help India undertake this challenge.

EnergySource by Reed Blakemore, David W. Yellen

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Will a Taliban victory advance TAPI?

The Taliban’s ascent in Afghanistan has shaken up the prospects for a pipeline from Turkmenistan to India. Financial and reputational risks abound, and though a few possibilities remain, they possess serious limitations, calling the pipeline’s future into question.

EnergySource by Steve Mann

Central Asia Energy & Environment

Wed, Jul 28, 2021

These military veterans are solving our energy and climate problems, one idea at a time

A series of policy papers focusing a host of topics from Just Transition policy in Colorado, to hydrokinetic energy in rural areas, to port decarbonization strategies, all written by the Atlantic Council’s Veterans Advanced Energy Fellows.

EnergySource by Veterans Advanced Energy Fellows, Cohort 2

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Experts

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Wed, Sep 22, 2021

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera: COVID-19 solidarity offers hope for tackling climate change

The Chilean leader joined other political, business, and health leaders at the annual conference hosted by the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center alongside the United Nations General Assembly. 

New Atlanticist by Nick Fouriezos

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

India is key to US climate ambitions, and the Quad can help

India's massive demand for energy is projected to grow rapidly over the next several decades, and its current coal reliance will be difficult to break. But doing so is vital, both to global decarbonization and US geopolitical interests. The Quad can help provide the requisite security, investment, and support to help India undertake this challenge.

EnergySource by Reed Blakemore, David W. Yellen

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Will a Taliban victory advance TAPI?

The Taliban's ascent in Afghanistan has shaken up the prospects for a pipeline from Turkmenistan to India. Financial and reputational risks abound, and though a few possibilities remain, they possess serious limitations, calling the pipeline's future into question.

EnergySource by Steve Mann

Central Asia Energy & Environment

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

Atlantic Council Global Energy Center announces 2021-2022 Veteran Advanced Energy Fellows

Fellows will participate in a yearlong policy and leadership development program for high-potential, high-performing veterans in advanced energy   

Press Release

Energy & Environment Renewables & Advanced Energy

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

Iran’s environmental woes could be Raisi’s Achilles heel

Among the challenges encountered by the Islamic Republic of Iran, climate change looms as one of the most serious, disrupting, and even life-threatening issues facing both rural and urban populations. This threat has worsened at a time when Iran is politically polarized, ideologically fractured, and economically embattled.  

IranSource by Javad Heiran-Nia and Mahmood Monshipouri

Energy & Environment Iran

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

Vladimir Putin accused of weaponizing Russian gas

With construction work on Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline now complete, critics say Moscow is weaponizing gas deliveries to Europe in a bid to speed up the lengthy certification process.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing August 2021

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

Blog Post

Afghanistan Belarus

Sat, Sep 11, 2021

Ashford on the Diplomatic Immunity podcast: Strategies of Competition and Restraint with Emma Ashford and Charles Edel

On September 11, Emma Ashford joined the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University’s Diplomatic Immunity podcast with Director of Programs and Research Kelly McFarland and the Wilson Center’s Charles Edel. They discussed strategies of competition and restraint, and US foreign policy relations with China and Russia. “Season 3, Episode 2: ISD Director […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Climate Change & Climate Action

Tue, Sep 7, 2021

Raghuraman had an exclusive interview with Media Brief: Is Ideology Driving Tech Policy?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Digital Policy Economy & Business

Tue, Sep 7, 2021

Shahid joined Economic Reporters’ Forum in collaboration with the Research Policy Integration for Development and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung for a webinar: Cautious rope walking wise for Bangladesh skipping any orbit

In the News by Atlantic Council

Bangladesh China

Events

Tue, Sep 28, 2021

2021 Atlantic Council – Korea Foundation Forum

Online Event The Atlantic Council-Korea Foundation Forum is an annual conference hosted by the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Asia Security Initiative that brings together US and ROK officials and experts to develop forward-looking recommendations for the US-ROK alliance.

10:45am Climate Change & Climate Action East Asia Economy & Business Indo-Pacific

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Namibia: A green hydrogen hub for Africa

Online Event Namibian government leaders and regional experts discuss the prospect for Namibia to become a green hydrogen hub on the African continent.

4:00pm Africa Energy & Environment Renewables & Advanced Energy South & Central Africa

Mon, Sep 27, 2021

Leading oil and gas into a net-zero world

Online Event The Global Energy Center hosts a virtual discussion on the role of oil and gas in a net-zero world, featuring H.E. Mohammad Barkindo, Secretary General, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ; Helima Croft of RBC Capital Markets; and Majid Jafar of Crescent Petroleum.

8:30am Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Middle East