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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 Transitions events

Mon, Jul 12, 2021

BP statistical review launch

Online Event Chief economist of bp Spencer Dale chats with Global Energy Center director Randy Bell about the 70th annual Statistical Review of World Energy.

8:30am Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Geopolitics & Energy Security

Fri, Jun 18, 2021

How can Ukraine prosper from green energy?

Online Event What are the prospects for green energy in Ukraine today? How can Kyiv move forward to create a sustainable green energy policy in the future?

11:00am Eastern Europe Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Mon, Jun 7, 2021

Leadership from Norway: Electrification and global forest protection

Online Event The Global Energy Center hosts an expert conversation on Norway’s role in raising global climate ambition around vehicle electrification and global forest protection.

8:00am Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Northern Europe

Experts

Content

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Can AgriTech entrepreneurs save the Middle East’s food supply?

On June 9, the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center and empowerME Initiative hosted a private, on-the-record roundtable. Read the key takeaways.

GeoTech Cues by Hezha Barzani and Matthew Goodman

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Biden-Harris administration hundred-day supply chain review: Key takeaways for minerals security in the energy transition

The White House has recently released findings from a hundred-day review of supply chains, which included specific recommendations for securing key minerals and metals critical to the energy transition. This report serves as an important first step as the United States begins to address the mineral supply chain challenge, and highlights several important themes policymakers will continue to grapple with as they search for solutions.

EnergySource by Reed Blakemore

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Shifting gears: Geopolitics of the global energy transition

A peak in global oil demand would have significant geopolitical and geoeconomic consequences for oil-producing and importing states alike. And while oil resources have afforded leverage to producing nations, many of these countries have not diversified their economies and remain highly dependent on oil revenue for economic and national stability.

Report by Robert J. Johnston

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Thu, Jun 3, 2021

Ukraine’s energy future is tied to European integration

Energy transformation is possible in Ukraine. In order to make this vision a reality, Ukrainians must first define it and commit to consistent implementation, election cycles notwithstanding.

UkraineAlert by Olga Bielkova

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Thu, May 27, 2021

Decarbonization in Ukraine

More and more countries are pledging to become carbon neutral. This is creating opportunities for Ukraine to diversify its energy sources while becoming increasingly integrated with the country’s European neighbors.

UkraineAlert by Nataliya Katser-Buchkovska

Energy Transitions Geopolitics & Energy Security

Mon, May 17, 2021

African contributions to the climate finance conversation

On Monday, May 17, the Africa Center hosted an event on how to foster inclusive, green growth for African countries, featuring an esteemed panel of industry leaders and experts. The event also served as the launch of Ms. Emilie Bel’s new Africa Center report, Growing Green: Catalyzing Climate Finance in African Markets.

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action
Hellisheidi Power Plant

Fri, May 14, 2021

Gigaton carbon removal and the Paris Climate Agreement

As the United States looks to meet its ambitious climate goals, increased development and deployment of carbon removal technology is crucial. However, in order to scale the technology to the level necessary, the entire value chain must be activated and incentivized.

EnergySource by Laetitia Garriott de Cayeux and Doug Hollett

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Wed, May 5, 2021

Electric vehicles and the metamorphosis of an industry

Though federal electric vehicle (EV) strategy remains embryonic, private sector developments have fostered a growing US EV market. As sectoral interests within the United States vie for this business, turnover is inevitable, for firms and regional manufacturing centers alike. Add a changing lineup of carmakers to the list of disruptions wrought on dealerships, gas stations, and the US autoworker; the American auto industry stands at the precipice of a revolution the likes of which it has rarely seen.

EnergySource by Paddy Ryan

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

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

Fri, Apr 30, 2021

Raising ambitions: How Latin America and the Caribbean is tackling the climate crisis

The Americas are a crucial player in coordinated efforts to tackle global climate change, so we asked experts from the Atlantic Council and elsewhere to lay out what’s next.

New Atlanticist by Valentina Sader

Brazil Caribbean

Events

Mon, Jun 28, 2021

The role of oil and gas in net-zero

Online Event How will oil and gas companies not just realize their own net-zero targets, but also meet the opportunities and challenges of a rapidly decarbonizing energy system?

2:00pm Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Oil and Gas

Mon, Jul 12, 2021

BP statistical review launch

Online Event Chief economist of bp Spencer Dale chats with Global Energy Center director Randy Bell about the 70th annual Statistical Review of World Energy.

8:30am Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Geopolitics & Energy Security

Mon, Jun 28, 2021

The geopolitics of electricity security in Northeast Europe

Online Event High-level speakers from the US, Lithuania, and Latvia discuss the current state of electricity security in the region.

11:00am Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Europe & Eurasia