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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

Thu, May 27, 2021

EnergySource Innovation Stream with Orsted’s Innovation and Venture Hub: Commercial and technical accelerator for new offshore wind technologies

Online Event Neil Hamel, Head of US Innovation and Venture Hub at Ørsted, discusses how the Hub identifies, fosters, and finances enterprises in the offshore wind space with a focus on next-generation technology.

8:30am Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

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

Wed, May 19, 2021

Enabling the global green 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

Experts

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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, Mar 31, 2021

Raising US climate ambition in advance of COP26: An economic and national security imperative

In advance of the annual UN Climate Summit in Glasgow this November, the United States must raise its clean energy and climate ambitions and reassert global climate leadership. If left unchecked, climate change will continue to exact a heavy economic toll on the United States and threaten US national security interests and American lives.

Report by Margaret Jackson, Zachary Strauss

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Mon, Mar 29, 2021

China’s top-down economic and social reform to achieve carbon neutrality

Since the approval of China's 14th Five Year Plan, Chinese government and nongovernment entities have released new policies to promote energy system transformation at an unprecedented pace. While the plan only promises incremental climate progress, President Xi Ping has made clear that China will be reforming its entire economic and social system to achieve net-zero emissions by 2060.

EnergySource by Margaret Jackson

China Energy & Environment

Fri, Mar 12, 2021

These three baseload technologies are critical to achieving zero-carbon electric vehicles

As electricity demand swells as the electric vehicle market grows, it is unlikely that short-term battery storage, intermittent renewables, and efficiency improvements alone can provide all of the necessary electrons. These technologies need to be paired with distributed, zero-carbon baseload capacity, and the debate about what technologies can meet anticipated demand is just beginning. Cue geothermal, hydroelectric, and nuclear power.

EnergySource by Bryant Jones

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

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