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Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Livingston quoted in Telangana Today on geopolitics fueled by electrified systems

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy Transitions Geopolitics & Energy Security

Fri, Jun 28, 2019

Beck in Bloomberg: INSIGHT: Hydrogen may be the next clean energy game changer

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

Power sector transformation and emissions pathways: US and Europe in 2018

With the changes in the United States Congress in 2019 and the intensifying presidential primary election campaign, we have seen, in stark contrast to Trump Administration views, considerable attention placed by the Democrats on climate change and the ambitious vision of the Green New Deal. In Europe, the European Union (EU) Parliament has approved more […]

EnergySource by Robert F. Ichord

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Wed, Jun 12, 2019

Bipartisanship should prevail in the electrification of the transportation sector

Addressing climate change has become a leading topic of bipartisan discussion within the 116th Congress, with a growing number of Republicans publicly emphasizing innovation and global technological leadership. Both are central factors in the overarching dialogue around vehicle electrification, which should resonate with policy makers from both sides of the aisle. An electrification strategy to […]

EnergySource by Cherie Wilson

Americas Energy Transitions

Thu, May 9, 2019

Reason for hope on climate change

If passed, new legislation would put the United States on a path toward decarbonizing its electricity sector by midcentury.

EnergySource by Matt Bowen

Energy Transitions United States and Canada

Tue, May 7, 2019

How to end a decade of US energy policy drought and fight climate change

The last major energy legislation the United States passed was back in 2007, when President George W. Bush signed the Energy Independence and Security Act, better known for establishing the renewable fuels standard. In 2009, renewable energy and energy efficiency received a game-changing boost through the economic stimulus package, or American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, […]

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Debra Greenspan

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Thu, Apr 25, 2019

New energy technologies will amplify, not obviate, the need for policy frameworks

The role of new energy technologies to meet future energy demand was a focal point during the Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum (ACGEF) in Abu Dhabi. Meeting the increasing demand for energy usually raises concerns about international climate objectives. While new energy technologies promise a pathway to meet this increasing demand without sacrificing emission reduction […]

EnergySource by Mahmoud Abouelnaga

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Fri, Apr 12, 2019

The clean energy innovation trap: Climate policy is still essential

While serving as Franklin D. Roosevelt’s director of the US Office of Scientific Research and Development in 1944, Vannevar Bush wrote: “Basic research is the pacemaker for technological progress.” He championed the idea of a sequential relationship between government-funded research and development (R&D) and innovation. In his view, the government provides funding for basic research, […]

EnergySource by Lee Beck

Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

Economic Opportunity in the Energy Transition

On Thursday, February 21, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics Program’s EuroGrowth Initiative and the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center.co-hosted a roundtable discussion on the economic and energy transition to a low-carbon society.

Event Recap by Global Business & Economics

Economy & Business Energy Transitions

Wed, Feb 6, 2019

Energy geopolitics and the four transitions

EnergySource by Robert F. Ichord

Energy Transitions Geopolitics & Energy Security