Upcoming events

Past events


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



Apr 18, 2024

Putin’s plan to depopulate Ukraine

By Peter Dickinson

Vladimir Putin's new plan for victory in Ukraine appears to rely on a strategic bombing campaign to render entire regions of the country uninhabitable, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Geopolitics & Energy Security

New Atlanticist

Apr 18, 2024

Experts react: The US just reimposed sanctions on Venezuela. What does this mean for energy markets and Venezuela’s election?

By Atlantic Council experts

The United States will reimpose oil sanctions on Venezuela, faulting Nicolás Maduro’s government for failing to uphold the October 2023 Barbados Agreement.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

China-MENA Podcast

Apr 17, 2024

China vs. IMEC: The Minilateral Movement in the Middle East

By Atlantic Council

Jean-Loup Samaan joins to dissect the rise of the new minilateral movement in the Middle East, IMEC, the groundbreaking corridor, and its impact on the region compared to Chinese initiatives.

China Economy & Business

Issue Brief

Apr 16, 2024

Geoeconomic fragmentation and net-zero targets

By Shirin Hakim and Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

This report outlines how the Bretton Woods Institutions can mitigate the effects of growing geoeconomic fragmentation on global net-zero targets.

China Climate Change & Climate Action


Apr 16, 2024

What Iran’s attack on Israel means for global energy

By Atlantic Council experts

On the weekend of April 13th, energy markets have shown a muted response to Iran’s unprecedented attack on Israel. As Israel weighs its response, the risks to fuel prices and global energy security are extremely high. Our experts comment on what to watch for.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

In the News

Apr 16, 2024

Donovan and Nikoladze cited by Politico on oil trade between China, Russia, and Iran

Read the full article here.

China Economic Sanctions


Apr 16, 2024

Ukrainian nuclear energy can fuel country’s recovery and power Europe

By Suriya Evans-Pritchard Jayanti

Ukraine's nuclear energy industry could help fuel the country’s reconstruction and power Europe’s energy transition, writes Suriya Evans-Pritchard Jayanti.

Conflict Economy & Business

Blog Post

Apr 12, 2024

State of the Order: Continuing challenges to the world order raise the urgency for Gaza ceasefire and Ukraine aid

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

Africa Economy & Business

China-MENA Podcast

Apr 8, 2024

The Political Thought of Xi Jinping and Its Impact on MENA

By Atlantic Council

Steve Tsang joins us to explore Xi Jinping's political philosophy from Xi's speeches and personal writings and how it propels a new state ideology, autocratic alliances, and what it means for the future of China and the Middle East and North Africa.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Apr 4, 2024

Panikoff quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald on Saudi Arabia’s intertwined economic future and foreign policy

By Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Geopolitics & Energy Security