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Fri, Jul 17, 2020

EnergySource Innovation Stream: Industrial cybersecurity solutions

ONLINE EVENT – Robert M. Lee, chief executive officer at Dragos discusses developments in cybersecurity technologies that help secure industrial networks in the energy sector.

1:30pm ONLINE EVENT

Wed, Jul 22, 2020

Green stimulus and the energy transition

ONLINE EVENT—An expert panel discusses how a green stimulus package in the wake of COVID-19 can help the oil and gas industry’s decarbonization efforts.

11:00am ONLINE EVENT

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.

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Wed, Aug 12, 2020

Energy security in the era of hybrid warfare

On July 2, 2020, the Atlantic Council hosted a kickoff workshop to help scope and define a study authorized by the NATO Science and Technology Board (STB) to analyze hybrid warfare’s impact on the Alliance’s energy security. As an actor in international security, NATO has a vital role to play in the nexus between energy security and hybrid warfare. For this reason, the STB has placed emphasis on the study, designated as Systems Analysis and Studies-163 (SAS-163), “Energy Security in the Era of Hybrid Warfare.”

EnergySource by Arnold C. Dupuy, PhD

Geopolitics & Energy Security NATO

Tue, Aug 11, 2020

Averting crisis: leveraging the energy transition to revitalize the coal belt

America is undergoing an energy transition away from coal that will leave coal-producing communities in crisis in the absence of policy action to help transition these regions to new and cleaner industries. Until leadership at the federal level arrives, local initiatives and regional coordination will be critical to leading this effort.

EnergySource by Craig Hart

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Mon, Aug 10, 2020

Beirut’s port explosion reveals underlying problems in energy supply

The cataclysmic explosion at Beirut’s port on August 4th could not have come at a worse time. The nation was already reeling from multiple catastrophes such as a collapsing currency, an environmental disaster on its shores, 1.5 million refugees from Syria, and a healthcare system pushed to the brink by the COVID-19 pandemic. The explosion has only exacerbated one of Lebanon’s core calamities: the lack of stable electricity.

EnergySource by Aki Peritz

Energy Markets & Governance Lebanon

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Thu, Aug 13, 2020

The Maduro Regime’s Illicit Activities: A Threat to Democracy in Venezuela and Security in Latin America

Introduction By Diego Area and Domingo Sadurní Two months after the internationally recognized interim government marked its first year, Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis, the worst ever in the Western Hemisphere’s modern history, entered a new phase. The coronavirus pandemic, which has rattled even the most developed nations, is further straining a crippled health system already unable […]

Issue Brief by Douglas Farah

Conflict Corruption

Wed, Aug 12, 2020

Energy security in the era of hybrid warfare

On July 2, 2020, the Atlantic Council hosted a kickoff workshop to help scope and define a study authorized by the NATO Science and Technology Board (STB) to analyze hybrid warfare’s impact on the Alliance’s energy security. As an actor in international security, NATO has a vital role to play in the nexus between energy security and hybrid warfare. For this reason, the STB has placed emphasis on the study, designated as Systems Analysis and Studies-163 (SAS-163), “Energy Security in the Era of Hybrid Warfare.”

EnergySource by Arnold C. Dupuy, PhD

Geopolitics & Energy Security NATO

Tue, Aug 11, 2020

Averting crisis: leveraging the energy transition to revitalize the coal belt

America is undergoing an energy transition away from coal that will leave coal-producing communities in crisis in the absence of policy action to help transition these regions to new and cleaner industries. Until leadership at the federal level arrives, local initiatives and regional coordination will be critical to leading this effort.

EnergySource by Craig Hart

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Mon, Aug 10, 2020

Beirut’s port explosion reveals underlying problems in energy supply

The cataclysmic explosion at Beirut’s port on August 4th could not have come at a worse time. The nation was already reeling from multiple catastrophes such as a collapsing currency, an environmental disaster on its shores, 1.5 million refugees from Syria, and a healthcare system pushed to the brink by the COVID-19 pandemic. The explosion has only exacerbated one of Lebanon’s core calamities: the lack of stable electricity.

EnergySource by Aki Peritz

Energy Markets & Governance Lebanon

Fri, Aug 7, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: ITER, The World’s Largest Nuclear Fusion Project: A Big Step Forward

In the News

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Aug 5, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: Amidst $17 Billion In Q2 Losses, BP Unveils New Green Strategy

In the News

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Tue, Aug 4, 2020

Extreme heat: What can be done to stop this “silent killer”?

While extreme heat is one of the planet’s clearest signals of global warming—last year was the world’s second hottest since 1880—it remains an invisible threat: a “silent killer” lurking in relatively clear view.

New Atlanticist by Kathy Baughman McLeod

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

Thu, Jul 30, 2020

Shaffer in The Economist: Turkey and Greece avoid coming to blows, for now

In the News

Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Jul 29, 2020

What World Post COVID-19?: A Conversation with Dr. Joe Mascaro

Dr. Joe Mascaro, director of education and research at Planet, discusses the effects of the pandemic on the environment, and its implications for energy transitions and earth sciences research.

Blog Post by Foresight, Strategy, and Risks Initiative

Climate Change & Climate Action Coronavirus

Fri, Jul 24, 2020

The ACWA Power–Air Products joint venture for green hydrogen: A new Saudi energy policy?

In early July 2020, the city of Neom and ACWA Power of Saudi Arabia signed a joint venture agreement with Air Products of the United States to build the largest green hydrogen and green ammonia plant in the world. As the energy transition gains speed, this announcement is a significant step forward in establishing a new role for Middle Eastern oil-exporting countries in a future global economy less dependent on hydrocarbons. That said, the scale and relative inexperience of key project partners means the project still faces an uphill battle.

EnergySource by Jean-François Seznec and Samer Mosis

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance