REPORT

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

Geopolitics & Energy Security events

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

Fri, Jun 4, 2021

Nord Stream 2: Pipeline to controversy?

Online Event The Biden team’s choice to waive sanctions against Nord Stream 2 AG may present a real challenge for transatlantic relations. Will Congress force the president’s hand, and how will the upcoming Biden-Putin summit be impacted?

1:00pm Economic Sanctions Geopolitics & Energy Security Germany Oil and Gas

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Dark waves: Power plays for the Black Sea region

Online Event The Black Sea is a strategic crossroads—which is why the Kremlin has made it into a pressure point in its war on Ukraine. What are Moscow’s real ambitions for the region and does Ukraine have what it needs to defend itself?

11:00am Geopolitics & Energy Security Maritime Security Russia The Caucasus

Experts

Content

Thu, Jun 17, 2021

Why the Arctic matters

The Arctic may appear a faraway place with little significance to most societies, but its safety and security are vital to the entire planet. Its unique yet fragile ecosystem, abundance of natural resources and opportunities, and wealth of human history and cultures make it absolutely essential.

EnergySource by Julia Nesheiwat

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security

Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Ferziger in Foreign Policy: “Climate Policies Could Hand Power and Profits Back to OPEC”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Katz in the Hill: “Who benefits — buyer or seller — from gas pipelines and dependency relationships?”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Geopolitics & Energy Security Middle East

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Geopolitical weapon: Putin’s pipeline nears completion

This week's summit meeting between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin may be one of the last opportunities for the US to take a stand against the Kremlin's controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline project.

UkraineAlert by Benjamin Schmitt

Geopolitics & Energy Security Russia

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Can AgriTech entrepreneurs save the Middle East’s food supply?

On June 9, the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center and empowerME Initiative hosted a private, on-the-record roundtable. Read the key takeaways.

GeoTech Cues by Hezha Barzani and Matthew Goodman

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Biden-Harris administration hundred-day supply chain review: Key takeaways for minerals security in the energy transition

The White House has recently released findings from a hundred-day review of supply chains, which included specific recommendations for securing key minerals and metals critical to the energy transition. This report serves as an important first step as the United States begins to address the mineral supply chain challenge, and highlights several important themes policymakers will continue to grapple with as they search for solutions.

EnergySource by Reed Blakemore

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Tue, Jun 8, 2021

Ukrainians fear betrayal over Putin’s pipeline

The prospect of NATO and US-Russia summits in mid-June is creating anxiety in Ukraine, which finds itself in the role of bystander despite the nation’s prominent position on the agendas for both meetings.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security

Thu, Jun 3, 2021

Ukraine’s energy future is tied to European integration

Energy transformation is possible in Ukraine. In order to make this vision a reality, Ukrainians must first define it and commit to consistent implementation, election cycles notwithstanding.

UkraineAlert by Olga Bielkova

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Thu, May 27, 2021

Decarbonization in Ukraine

More and more countries are pledging to become carbon neutral. This is creating opportunities for Ukraine to diversify its energy sources while becoming increasingly integrated with the country’s European neighbors.

UkraineAlert by Nataliya Katser-Buchkovska

Energy Transitions Geopolitics & Energy Security

Fri, May 21, 2021

Pakistan must tackle extreme heat if it wants to be a geoeconomic power

Pakistani leaders promise to lead South Asia into an era of prosperity, however, leadership must realize that extreme heat resilience and sustainable economic growth are inextricably linked. Pakistan cannot achieve its goals of regional connectivity and economic wellness unless it revises its economic strategy to fully tackle its extreme heat crisis.

SouthAsiaSource by Damola Aluko, Kim Austin, and Fatima Khalil

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Events

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