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Mon, Aug 2, 2021

2021 Veterans Advanced Energy Week

Flagship Event Veterans Advanced Energy Week is an interactive virtual learning and networking experience dedicated to Veterans, reservists, and military spouses working to strengthen US national security through careers in the advanced energy industry.

12:00pm Energy & Environment United States and Canada

Tue, Aug 3, 2021

Transition Trailblazers series featuring: Senator Chris Coons and Senator Mike Braun

Online Event High-level speakers focus on the opportunities for bipartisan climate cooperation as well as the role of the private sector in the energy transition.

11:45am Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Past events

Mon, Jun 28, 2021

The role of oil and gas in net-zero

Online Event How will oil and gas companies not just realize their own net-zero targets, but also meet the opportunities and challenges of a rapidly decarbonizing energy system?

2:00pm Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Oil and Gas

Mon, Jul 12, 2021

Launch event: bp Statistical Review of World Energy

Online Event Chief economist of bp Spencer Dale chats with Global Energy Center director Randy Bell about the 70th annual Statistical Review of World Energy.

8:30am Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Geopolitics & Energy Security

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, Jul 26, 2021

TAP and the Southern Gas Corridor: Challenges to expansion

Completion of the Southern Gas Corridor, which delivers Caspian gas from Azerbaijan to Europe through a system of connected pipelines, has been hailed as a major step in enhancing European energy security. However, high capital costs and market challenges threaten its expansion as a gas-only pipeline.

EnergySource by Daniel D. Stein

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Expanding nuclear energy to the Arctic: The potential of small modular reactors

As Arctic communities look to reduce reliance on diesel generators for electricity production, small modular reactors are becoming an increasingly attractive option. Collaboration between governments, private companies, and civil society organizations is crucial to ensure the successful development and deployment of safe, transportable, microreactors for remote areas.

EnergySource by Julia Nesheiwat

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Wed, Jul 21, 2021

Bitcoin mining: Digital money printing with real world footprints?

As interest in cryptocurrency surges and scrutiny over energy usage intensifies, new policies and market mechanisms to improve ESG standards and use clean energy for bitcoin mining have become increasingly important.

EnergySource by Julia Nesheiwat

Central Europe Digital Currencies

Experts

Content

President Biden and Chancellor Merkel at a press conference at the White House.

Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Why is Biden letting Putin win?

Russia and Germany, enabled by a distracted and increasingly isolationist United States, trample Europe and ignore the wishes of Central and Eastern European and Baltic nation-states. What does the White House think it’s doing?

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Economic Sanctions Geopolitics & Energy Security

Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Experts react: American Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s New Delhi visit

American Secretary of State Antony Blinken makes his first visit to India this week to prepare for the Quad summit and bilateral meetings between President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Below, South Asia Center experts react to the meeting and offer insight into what to expect.

SouthAsiaSource by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Mon, Jul 26, 2021

Chhibber on the Economic Times: How to make it a win-win for both farmers and Modi govt

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment India

Mon, Jul 26, 2021

TAP and the Southern Gas Corridor: Challenges to expansion

Completion of the Southern Gas Corridor, which delivers Caspian gas from Azerbaijan to Europe through a system of connected pipelines, has been hailed as a major step in enhancing European energy security. However, high capital costs and market challenges threaten its expansion as a gas-only pipeline.

EnergySource by Daniel D. Stein

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis announces Europe’s first Chief Heat Officer

The announcement comes as several European cities endorse focused action on extreme heat and the protection of vulnerable people, launched by the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center’s City Champions for Heat Action initiative

Press Release

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Friedlander quoted in Reuters on evasion of oil sanctions

Read the full article here.

In the News by Julia Friedlander

China Economic Sanctions

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

A vision for a green recovery of the Chhattisgarh economy

The Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and Swaniti Initiative host a conversation with Indian Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, H.E. Shri Bhupesh Baghel on his vision for a green recovery of the Chhattisgarh economy and India more broadly in the post-pandemic period.

SouthAsiaSource by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Expanding nuclear energy to the Arctic: The potential of small modular reactors

As Arctic communities look to reduce reliance on diesel generators for electricity production, small modular reactors are becoming an increasingly attractive option. Collaboration between governments, private companies, and civil society organizations is crucial to ensure the successful development and deployment of safe, transportable, microreactors for remote areas.

EnergySource by Julia Nesheiwat

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

The 5×5—If it blinks, it sinks: Adventures in securing operational technology

With rising sophistication, automation, and interconnectivity in operational technologies, security has become an overwhelming need.

The 5×5 by Will Loomis, Simon Handler

Cybersecurity Geopolitics & Energy Security

Wed, Jul 21, 2021

FAST THINKING: Nord Stream 2 gets the green light

How will the United States and Germany balance business needs with security? And what price will Kyiv be forced to pay? We drilled down with our experts for answers.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment Germany

Events

Tue, Aug 3, 2021

Transition Trailblazers series featuring: Senator Chris Coons and Senator Mike Braun

Online Event High-level speakers focus on the opportunities for bipartisan climate cooperation as well as the role of the private sector in the energy transition.

11:45am Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Mon, Aug 2, 2021

2021 Veterans Advanced Energy Week

Flagship Event Veterans Advanced Energy Week is an interactive virtual learning and networking experience dedicated to Veterans, reservists, and military spouses working to strengthen US national security through careers in the advanced energy industry.

12:00pm Energy & Environment United States and Canada