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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, Jun 22, 2020

Sustainable aviation fuel policy in the United States: A conversation with Fred Ghatala

ONLINE EVENT – Fred Ghatala, director for carbon and sustainability at Advanced Biofuels Canada, discusses his new Atlantic Council Global Energy Center report on sustainable aviation fuel policy in the United States.

3:00pm ONLINE EVENT

Wed, May 20, 2020

EnergySource Innovation Stream: Advanced nuclear technologies

ONLINE EVENT – Dr. Jose Reyes, chief technology officer and co-founder of NuScale Power, discusses the latest advancements in small modular reactor (SMR) design, commercialization, and deployment.

4:00pm ONLINE EVENT

Wed, May 20, 2020

Virtual fireside chat with Musabbeh Al Kaabi: COVID-19 and the future of investing in energy

ONLINE EVENT – Musabbeh Al Kaabi, CEO of Mubadala Investment Company’s Petroleum & Petrochemicals platform, discusses the changing global energy outlook in the wake of COVID-19, the growing role of ESG in the energy sector, and the importance of diversification in oil-producing countries, particularly during periods of low oil prices.

12:00pm ONLINE EVENT

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Speaker at podium

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

“US energy priorities abroad,” a conversation with US Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette

The Hon. Dan Brouillette, secretary of the US Department of Energy, discusses his priorities for international cooperation to provide safe, secure, and affordable energy sources in Latin America and Europe.

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Global Energy Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

US will use energy revolution to transform its foreign policy, energy secretary says

The United States’ transformation into a net exporter of energy “has revolutionized our foreign policy, and it frees us to pursue options that we have not had at least in my lifetime,” US Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette said on February 7. Speaking at the Atlantic Council, Brouillette argued that “with US energy production now at record levels, the world is no longer subject to the will of countries who seek to do us harm,” such as Russia and Iran, and allows the United States to use energy cooperation and investment as a key tool to advance its foreign policy aims.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Brazil Energy Markets & Governance

Mon, Feb 3, 2020

What will Brexit mean for energy markets?

“Initial indications are that post-Brexit Britain will pay less attention to issues concerning climate change despite the fact that it is to hold COP 26 in Glasgow in November," John Roberts says.

New Atlanticist by Global Energy Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance

Sun, Feb 2, 2020

Ellinas in Cyprus Mail: Gas is not the solution

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Energy & Environment
Nuclear cooling towers

Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Energy and the threat

Nuclear energy is our greatest asset in the fight against climate change. In my view, success in the struggle against climate change likely is simply not possible without a robust and immediate commitment to nuclear power.

EnergySource by Amb. Thomas Graham, Jr.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Transitions
Building in Beijing

Wed, Jan 29, 2020

China’s vision for community with a shared future for humanity belies actual action

For China to truly back the its vision of a "shared future" with action, it must drastically reduce its own carbon emissions at home and discontinue investing abroad in carbon-intensive infrastructure through its Belt and Road Initiative.

EnergySource by Craig Hart

China Energy Transitions
Wind turbines

Wed, Jan 29, 2020

The quiet energy transition sweeping the Midwest

A quiet energy revolution is taking hold in the American Midwest, creating a tipping point for the nation as a whole—lower-carbon natural gas and renewables are pushing out coal as the low-cost fuel for power generation.

EnergySource by Craig Hart

Energy Transitions Oil and Gas

Thu, Jan 23, 2020

Livingston quoted in Oil Price on the World Future Energy Summit and the grid of the future

In the News by Atlantic Council

Americas Energy & Environment

Tue, Jan 21, 2020

Trump hails “time for optimism” on climate change, but US leadership still missing

While “Trump is right [that] this is a time for both optimism and action,” John E. Morton, a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center, said, Trump “is wrong to suggest that the future lies in fossil fuels.” By emphasizing fossil fuel production, Livingston said, “Trump missed a key opportunity to sell the story of a United States that can still—with the right policies—commercialize zero-carbon technologies as well as any other country in the world.”

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Transitions

Sun, Jan 12, 2020

Election 2020: What’s at stake for energy policy?

As the US presidential election in November 2020 draws nearer, the energy policy platforms—including domestic energy, climate change, foreign, and trade policies—from the Democratic candidates, as well as the energy policies of a potential second Trump Administration, have become increasingly clear. The competing visions of a Republican and a Democratic administration could hardly be more disparate, and industry and external stakeholders should prepare for a volatile outlook regardless of the outcome in November 2020—what are the salient energy policies under the two scenarios and how will they address the deep and entrenched energy challenges that face the United States?

Issue Brief by David L. Goldwyn and Andrea Clabough

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Events

Mon, Jun 22, 2020

Sustainable aviation fuel policy in the United States: A conversation with Fred Ghatala

ONLINE EVENT - Fred Ghatala, director for carbon and sustainability at Advanced Biofuels Canada, discusses his new Atlantic Council Global Energy Center report on sustainable aviation fuel policy in the United States.

3:00pm ONLINE EVENT