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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 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

Tue, Apr 27, 2021

EnergySource Innovation Stream with Airbus: Hydrogen-powered, zero-emission aircraft—from concept to market

Online Event Amanda Simpson, the Vice President for Research and Technology at Airbus Americas discusses how Airbus is exploring a hydrogen-powered, zero-emission concept aircraft, called ZEROe.

11:30am Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Raising Ambitions: Developing the offshore wind industry

Online Event The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center hosts a discussion on the state of the offshore wind industry and the opportunities it presents for meeting climate ambitions.

10:00am Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Experts

Content

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

Events

Thu, May 13, 2021

EnergySource Innovation Stream with Compology: AI-powered solutions for efficient and sustainable waste and recycling management

Online Event Jason Gates, the CEO and co-founder of Compology, discusses how Compology’s metering technology reduces the environmental footprint of managing waste and recycling materials.

2:30pm Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy