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EnergySource

Mar 28, 2023

Country spotlight: Unlocking a high-energy future for Zambia

By Maia Sparkman, William Tobin

Smart private sector investment in Zambia could drive a high-energy, high-growth future as the country reforms. This could make Zambia a model for neighboring countries looking to advance their own energy transformations.

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Issue Brief

Mar 22, 2023

Valencia, Spain: Decarbonization through innovative partnerships

By Peter Engelke, Joseph Webster

The issue brief focuses on the decarbonization pathway of Valencia, Spain. Lessons learned from Valencia are likely to have great relevance for other cities looking to reduce emissions.

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Issue Brief

Mar 22, 2023

Rotterdam, Netherlands: An integrated approach to decarbonization

By Peter Engelke, Joseph Webster

The issue brief focuses on the decarbonization pathway of Rotterdam, Netherlands. Given Rotterdam’s centrality to Europe and the sheer scale of its port, decarbonizing the city will require a strategic effort.

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

EnergySource

Mar 14, 2023

Harmonizing hydrogen ambitions and realities

By William Tobin, Joseph Webster

Hydrogen's chemical properties determine its most optimal uses. Policymakers should orient deployment toward areas in which hydrogen makes the most sense as a tool for decarbonization and away from areas in which it does not.

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

EnergySource

Mar 10, 2023

Clean industrial policies: A space for EU-US collaboration

By Théophile Pouget-Abadie, Francis Shin, Jonah Allen

EU-US tensions over clean industrial policy could derail the energy transition. Collaboration on equal footing would bolster collective security and drive emissions reductions to new levels.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

EnergySource

Mar 9, 2023

Sub-Saharan green hydrogen as a catalyst for development

By Daniel Helmeci

Green hydrogen has the potential to turn sub-Saharan Africa's abundant renewable resources into fuel for a sustainable economy. If supporting infrastructure can be built to harness this potential, the entire region could see the benefits.

Africa Energy & Environment

EnergySource

Mar 6, 2023

Beauty and the beast: Implications of the US-China tech war on climate and energy

By Jennifer Lee

US-China tech tensions could have ripple effects on decarbonization efforts. Tech competition could provide benefits, but if left unmitigated, it could also hinder both countries' energy transitions.

China Energy & Environment

EnergySource

Mar 6, 2023

Recap: Alliance for Green Cities launch event

By Global Energy Center

The new Alliance for Green Cities is focused on enhancing climate action at the municipal level. It encourages cities to play an active role in promoting a clean energy transition.

Central Europe Climate Change & Climate Action

EnergySource

Feb 24, 2023

Lula is back. Are Brazil’s climate credentials?

By Lizi Bowen, Maia Sparkman, William Tobin

Lula's return to office in Brazil heralded a renewed commitment to environmental stewardship. But steps must be taken to ensure that renewal becomes as concrete and effective as possible.

Brazil Climate Change & Climate Action

EnergySource

Feb 21, 2023

The power of renewables: Productive use appliances as climate change solutions in sub-Saharan Africa

By Sharmila Bellur

Productive use appliances can mitigate emissions while encouraging climate adaptation and resilience in sub-Saharan Africa. They can push households up the energy ladder and stimulate economic development, if managed correctly.

Africa Energy & Environment

Experts