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Fri, Mar 6, 2020

A new energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere

The Western Hemisphere is full of potential and we have the opportunity to galvanize it into an energy powerhouse. This new US energy strategy for the Western Hemisphere will help raise the global competitiveness of the hemisphere, advance its shared prosperity, and improve national and energy security as a result.

Report by David L. Goldwyn

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Energy Markets & Governance events

Wed, Apr 28, 2021

African and South Asian perspectives on the Leaders Summit on Climate

Online Event A panel discussion on the highlights and key themes of the Leaders Summit on Climate contextualized through the lens of South Asian and African policy.

9:00am Africa Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Raising Ambitions: India’s climate successes and agenda

Online Event H.E. Dharmendra Pradhan joins energy leaders in raising climate ambitions ahead of the Leaders Summit on Climate as he joins the Atlantic Council for a discussion on India’s climate agenda and milestones.

8:00am Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions India

Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Raising Ambitions: Sustainable minerals for the energy transition

Online Event Global leaders discuss obstacles and opportunities for sustainable mining ahead of the Leaders’ Climate Summit.

2:30pm Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

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Mon, May 3, 2021

Brief 2: Producing clean hydrogen at scale in the United States

This second brief in the Atlantic Council’s hydrogen policy sprint explores pathways for and the challenges and opportunities facing scaled clean hydrogen production in the United States.

In-Depth Research & Reports by David W. Yellen, Randolph Bell

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Wed, Apr 28, 2021

Jamil in Foreign Policy: Biden must back money with real strategy

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Thu, Apr 1, 2021

Increasing ESG practices can help Asia reach goals of carbon neutrality

Although sustainable investment is growing rapidly, ESG investing in Asia is still at a nascent stage. To increase development, Asian governments should allow regulators to impose mandatory ESG reporting requirements, which evidence indicates is the most effective way to scale sustainable finance investment.

EnergySource by Songyee Jung

East Asia Energy & Environment

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Five reasons why NOPEC probably will not happen this year (And three reasons why it is still worth watching)

On Thursday, March 25, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and a bipartisan group of senators reintroduced the No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels (NOPEC) Act, which seeks to enable the Department of Energy to bring lawsuits against OPEC members for antitrust violations. And while it is unlikely that the bill will get any traction this year, there are several reasons to keep an eye on it.

EnergySource by Randolph Bell, Reed Blakemore

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Tue, Mar 2, 2021

Brief 1: Has hydrogen’s time come in the United States?

This first brief in the Atlantic Council’s hydrogen policy sprint examines the current state of hydrogen development in the United States and begins to explore pathways for clean hydrogen production across the country.

In-Depth Research & Reports by David W. Yellen, Randolph Bell

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

In Texas and California, blackouts highlight the challenge of balancing reliability with cost

Over the past year, the United States has endured two major “load shedding” events, first in California and now in Texas, in which electric system operators instructed transmission owners to reduce demand by rotating blackouts across service areas. In both cases, customers were left wondering how an entire region could run out of electricity. The answer lies in the complex and contentious world of “resource adequacy,” one of the most challenging issues in electric system planning and market design.

EnergySource by Jonathan Gillis

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Rapid response: SPP/ERCOT winter freeze energy crisis

Atlantic Council Global Energy Center staff and nonresident senior fellows share their thoughts on the SPP/ERCOT winter freeze energy crisis and the way forward in this rapid response piece.

EnergySource by Global Energy Center

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Mon, Feb 8, 2021

How to design an energy transition that includes everyone—including the most vulnerable

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed an “interdependent” world with “huge issues of inequity,” said Sunita Narain, director general of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). Without addressing these realities, “we cannot deal with the virus, and it’s the same with climate change.”

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Sat, Jan 30, 2021

The rejection of reformer Yuriy Vitrenko highlights Ukraine’s broken politics

The Ukrainian parliament's failure to confirm the appointment of veteran reformer Yuriy Vitrenko as Energy Minister raises serious questions over the maturity of the country's political culture.

UkraineAlert by Adrian Karatnycky

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Thu, Jan 28, 2021

As the aviation industry recovers from one crisis, it is looking to the next: climate change

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated “the most severe crisis for aviation ever,” said Marc Hamy, vice president of corporate affairs, sustainability, and environment at Airbus. But there's another crisis on the horizon for the aviation industry: “increasing pressure coming from climate change. So we absolutely need to recover from this crisis in aviation, and at the same time we’ll have to manage the most important transition in the history of our sector: decarbonized aviation.” Hamy added.

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance