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UkraineAlert by Conal Campbell

Dec 7, 2021

Coal mine methane is key to Ukraine’s climate commitment

UkraineAlert by Conal Campbell

Ukraine joined the Global Methane Pledge at the November 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. The country’s approach towards the coal mining industry will be vital in making good on this pledge.

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

New Atlanticist by Ellen Wald

Dec 7, 2021

Can big business help the world cut carbon? Meet the First Movers Coalition.


New Atlanticist by Ellen Wald

The First Movers Coalition could prove that big business can play a valuable role in decarbonizing the future.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Press Release

Dec 6, 2021

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center and JPMorgan Chase Launch the US Climate Resilience Map: Pathways for City Solutions

Press Release

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

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

Issue Brief by Andy Bochman, Ian Ralby

Dec 6, 2021

Cybersecurity concerns for the energy sector in the maritime domain

Issue Brief by Andy Bochman, Ian Ralby

As a wide spectrum of energy companies continue to rely on the maritime domain or even increase that reliance, they must be mindful that traditional maritime threats—like piracy, theft, and weather events—are not the only threats they face today. Maritime cybersecurity concerns are among the most potentially disruptive to energy-sector interests, and yet are among the least understood and addressed.

Cybersecurity Energy Transitions

EnergySource by Andy Bochman, Jennifer T. Gordon

Dec 3, 2021

Ensuring resilient clean energy infrastructure

EnergySource by Andy Bochman, Jennifer T. Gordon

As the energy infrastructure of the future starts to spring up, ensuring its resilience to potential changes in climate will be pivotal. Modeling tools must evolve to forecast these coming challenges, and climate adaptation discussions must expand to include clean energy infrastructure.

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

In the News by Clete R. Willems

Dec 2, 2021

Willems submitted a testimony for House Ways and Means Committee hearing on supporting US workers, businesses, and the environment in face of unfair Chinese trade practices

In the News by Clete R. Willems

Watch the full hearing here

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

UkraineAlert by John E. Herbst

Dec 1, 2021

Not the time for Nord Stream 2 nonsense

UkraineAlert by John E. Herbst

A fascinating game is afoot behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. The fate of Nord Stream 2 may hang in the balance.

Geopolitics & Energy Security Ukraine

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Nov 30, 2021

Is the new German government good news for Ukraine?

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

The sun is finally setting on Germany’s Merkel era and a new coalition government is poised to take over. What will this change mean for Germany’s policies towards Russia, Ukraine and the Nord Stream 2 pipeline?

Conflict Economic Sanctions

UkraineAlert by Olga Bielkova

Nov 30, 2021

Nord Stream 2 will test new German government’s European solidarity

UkraineAlert by Olga Bielkova

If the new German government does not block Vladimir Putin's Nord Stream 2 pipeline weapon, Ukraine will be irreversibly weakened while Germany and Europe as a whole will be sleepwalking into a perpetual gas crunch.  

Conflict Economic Sanctions

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Nov 28, 2021

EU regulations may yet disarm Vladimir Putin’s pipeline weapon

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Russian President Vladimir Putin is pushing hard to secure fast track certification for his Nord Stream 2 pipeline, but these efforts will likely prove no match for the EU’s anti-trust laws and regulatory system.

Economic Sanctions European Union

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