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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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Jan 31, 2023

Africa and the global LNG crunch: Balancing energy security, development, and decarbonization

By Robert F. Ichord, Jr.

As Europe looks to replace Russian gas and Asia looks to switch off coal, African LNG could play a central role. Gas development in Africa could unlock new revenues and, in turn, drive development across the continent.

Africa Energy & Environment


Jan 30, 2023

Unlocking a sustainable future by making cybersecurity more accessible

By Leo Simonovich and Reed Blakemore

Cybersecurity will be a key feature of the energy transition. Decision-makers will need to be diligent as they look to secure an increasingly digital and interconnected global energy system.

Cybersecurity Energy & Environment


Jan 28, 2023

Poland is leading Europe’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

By Diane Francis

Poland was the unsung hero of the recent landmark decision by Berlin and Washington to provide Ukraine with tanks as Polish leadership continues to shape the European response to Russia's genocidal invasion.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

In the News

Jan 27, 2023

Warrick on the Lawfare Podcast

By Atlantic Council

Tom Warrick discusses the history and effectiveness of the Department of Homeland Security’s Fusion Centers

Defense Technologies Energy & Environment


Jan 27, 2023

Russia is losing the energy war as Putin’s winter gas attack backfires

By Aura Sabadus

Putin expected to use gas exports to blackmail Europe and weaken Western support for Ukraine. Instead, this tactic has backfired disastrously and undermined Russia’s position on European energy markets.

Conflict Energy Transitions

Experts react

Jan 25, 2023

Experts react: The US opens up Caribbean energy supplies with a sanctions exception for Venezuela. What does it mean for the region?

By Atlantic Council experts

The agreement would boost Caribbean energy supplies while creating an exception for some US sanctions on Caracas—without allowing cash payments to go to President Nicolás Maduro’s government.

Caribbean Economic Sanctions

China-MENA Podcast

Jan 24, 2023

China’s Vision for a New World Order

By Atlantic Council

Nadege Rolland joins us to discuss China's support and dissatisfaction with the existing global order and whether the country will continue to support or try to change it via Chinese-led initiatives.

China East Asia

New Atlanticist

Jan 24, 2023

This is a make-or-break year for US-Caribbean relations

By Wazim Mowla

Last year, the United States was in listening mode; but this year, the United States must make it a priority to support the Caribbean—or someone else will.

Caribbean Geopolitics & Energy Security

New Atlanticist

Jan 20, 2023

Like it or not, Europe can only tackle its big challenges with Franco-German consensus

By Marie Jourdain, Jörn Fleck

The January 22 France-Germany summit, amid bumpy relations between the two powers, comes at a pivotal time for Europe and the transatlantic alliance.

Defense Policy Energy & Environment


Jan 20, 2023

China and the new globalization

By Franklin D. Kramer

The unitary globalized economy no longer exists. Driven in significant part by security considerations, a new and more diverse globalization is both required and being built. The transition is ongoing, and its final form is yet to be determined.

China Economy & Business