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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

Wed, Apr 28, 2021

Innovation and the future of energy

Online Event Energy experts discuss prospects for the energy transition in the Appalachian region.

10:00am Americas Energy Transitions

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, 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

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

Fri, Apr 23, 2021

Long-term US-China liquefied natural gas trade will bring strategic benefits to both countries

Despite a wide range of challenges within the US-China relationship, liquified natural gas (LNG) trade is one of the few areas that brings strategic benefits to both countries. US LNG is well positioned to provide China with a clean, affordable, and reliable energy source. In turn, multi-decade investment in new LNG infrastructure will bring well-paying jobs across the United States and support much needed post-pandemic economic recovery.

EnergySource by Serena Su

China Energy & Environment

Fri, Apr 23, 2021

Rapid Response: President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate

Global Energy Center experts provide their analysis and takeaways in the wake of President Biden's Leaders Summit on Climate.

EnergySource by Global Energy Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Mon, Apr 19, 2021

Rapid response: Secretary Blinken’s April speech on climate

On April 19, 2021, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken delivered a keynote address on climate action in advance of President Biden's Earth Day Leaders Summit on Climate. Experts from the Atlantic Council evaluate what his comments portend for future executive action on climate and clean energy policy.

EnergySource by Kathy Baughman McLeod, Randolph Bell, Reed Blakemore, Margaret Jackson

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Tue, Apr 13, 2021

Carbon capture in Germany: Long-overdue momentum is building

As a world leader in innovation, Germany is well positioned to commercialize carbon removal technologies, and over the past six months, momentum and support for CCUS in the country has begun to build.

EnergySource by Lee Beck

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Fri, Apr 2, 2021

Rapid response: President Biden’s American Jobs Plan

Released on March 31, the Biden-Harris administration’s massive infrastructure plan, called the American Jobs Plan, is hugely ambitious. The proposal does not just look to fix crumbling US infrastructure, it aims to transform the US economy, simultaneously addressing climate change, unemployment, and historic inequities.

EnergySource by Global Energy Center

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

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, May 19, 2021

Enabling the global hydrogen economy: A fireside chat with Dr. Andrew Forrest

Online Event Dr. Andrew Forrest joins the Atlantic Council for a conversation on building the hydrogen economy on a global scale amid the accelerating energy transition and renewed interest in global climate cooperation.

9:00am Australia Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy