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EnergySource by Ellen Wald

Nov 24, 2021

The EU contributed to its own energy crisis, but diversification can solve it

EnergySource by Ellen Wald

The EU's energy policies are partly responsible for the impact soaring gas prices are having across the bloc. But the EU still has an opportunity to readjust, find a way out of this crisis, and prevent future ones.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

EnergySource by Leo Simonovich

Nov 18, 2021

Following COP26, cybersecurity must be a central piece of the energy transition

EnergySource by Leo Simonovich

The backbone of advanced energy systems is increasingly digital. That means that cybersecurity is essential to a secure energy transition. Private and public sector leaders should work to ensure its hardiness.

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

EnergySource by David L. Goldwyn, Neil Robert Brown

Nov 16, 2021

Silence is assent: A path forward in US-Mexico energy and climate relations

EnergySource by David L. Goldwyn, Neil Robert Brown

Mexico's recent climate and energy measures will cause economic harm, set back emissions reduction efforts, and strain the country's relationship with the US. The Biden administration must be clear that these nationalistic policies, which contravene the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, will not be tolerated.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance
An electric vehicle charger

Report by Reed Blakemore

Nov 16, 2021

The role of minerals in US transportation electrification goals

Report by Reed Blakemore

Electric vehicles will play a pivotal role in US efforts to reduce emissions and meet climate commitments under the Paris agreement. For the United States to deliver on the “decade of ambition” President Biden declared at COP26 in Glasgow, it must tackle the 30 percent of its greenhouse gas emissions originating from transportation. To that […]

Geopolitics & Energy Security Renewables & Advanced Energy

In the News by Atlantic Council

Nov 15, 2021

Ashford in H-Diplo: Oil and great power politics

In the News by Atlantic Council

On November 15, Emma Ashford authored a review of two books, Rosemary A. Kelanic’s Black Gold and Blackmail: Oil and Great Power Politics and Emily Meierding’s The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict, in H-Diplo. Using the books, Ashford probes the question of why the United States going from an energy […]

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New Atlanticist by Dan Peleschuk

Nov 12, 2021

COP26 is coming to a close. Here are the wins and losses.

New Atlanticist by Dan Peleschuk

We pulled together a selection of our experts' commentary on what mattered at COP26 (and what didn't).

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

UkraineAlert by Olga Bielkova

Nov 9, 2021

Nord Stream 2: Germany must listen to Ukrainian security concerns

UkraineAlert by Olga Bielkova

Ukraine has requested a role in the German process to certify Nord Stream 2 amid fears in Kyiv that the pipeline could pave the wave for an escalation in ongoing Russian military aggression against Ukraine.

Conflict Energy Markets & Governance

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

Nov 6, 2021

Disarming Putin’s energy weapon: Ukraine must connect to EU grid

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

With Vladimir Putin seeking to restrict energy supplies to Ukraine, it is increasingly clear that Kyiv must connect to the European electricity grid in order to reduce its vulnerability to Kremlin blackmail tactics.

Conflict Energy & Environment

UkraineAlert by Aura Sabadus

Nov 4, 2021

Ukraine faces energy crisis as Putin weaponizes gas and coal supplies

UkraineAlert by Aura Sabadus

As the winter season draws closer, Ukraine faces a looming energy crisis on multiple fronts which could lead to domestic political instability and deepen the country’s dependence on Vladimir Putin's Russia.

Conflict Energy & Environment

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Oct 27, 2021

Europe must defend itself against Vladimir Putin’s energy weapon

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Moscow’s role in Europe’s escalating gas crisis should be a wake-up call for European policymakers who prefer to downplay the threat posed by weaponized Russian energy supplies and Vladimir Putin’s revisionist regime.

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