New Atlanticist

Nov 10, 2022

Punish Riyadh or play it cool? How the United States can renegotiate its relationship with Saudi Arabia.

By Kirsten Fontenrose

A deep-dive look at the US-Saudi relationship reveals some surprising points for cooperation—and that the Saudi-Russia oil tie-up may be less than it seems.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment


Nov 9, 2022

COP27 readout: Days 1 and 2

By Global Energy Center

Global Energy Center experts are on the ground at COP27. Here's what they observed over the first two days.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment


Nov 3, 2022

Will next week’s midterm elections impact US support for Ukraine?

By Peter Dickinson

US backing for Ukraine has been crucial for the country's fight back against Putin's invasion but the campaign leading up to next week's US midterm elections suggests American support cannot be taken for granted.

Conflict Economy & Business


Nov 3, 2022

Russia hopes a winter wave of Ukrainian refugees will divide Europe

By Kristen Taylor

Russia's campaign of airstrikes against Ukraine's civilian infrastructure aims to spark a humanitarian crisis and fuel a new winter season refugee wave that Moscow hopes will undermine European support for Ukraine.

Conflict European Union


Nov 1, 2022

China’s energy security realities and COP27 ambitions

By Joseph Webster, William Tobin

China will enter COP27 firmly playing both sides of the energy transition. The country is a global leader in clean technologies, but it is also pouring money into new coal plants and production. Beijing may have to choose between its climate aspirations and its coal realities to compete successfully with the West.

China Energy & Environment


Nov 1, 2022

Putin’s failing Ukraine invasion proves Russia is no superpower

By Taras Kuzio

Vladimir Putin's failing Ukraine invasion has dramatically undermined the credibility of modern Russia's Great Power pretensions and exposed the dysfunctional reality behind the Kremlin's claims to superpower status.

Conflict Disinformation


Oct 25, 2022

Europe must make this the last winter of weaponized Russian energy exports

By Arseniy Yatsenyuk

Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes to freeze Ukrainians into submission in the coming months while also using energy supply cuts to pressure European leaders into abandoning their support for Ukraine.

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

In the News

Oct 24, 2022

Warrick in Natural Gas World

By Atlantic Council

Natural Gas World article by Thomas Warrick discusses the Russian hybrid warfare threat to Norwegian natural gas exports

Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Oct 19, 2022

Putin’s energy war against Europe also targets the US. Here’s how Washington can fight back.

By Richard L. Morningstar, Joseph Webster

Washington can do more to mitigate this crisis by boosting crude oil supply, increasing cleaner gas production, and reforming the way it grants permits for new energy projects.

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions


Oct 17, 2022

Putin’s blackout blitz: Russia aims to freeze Ukrainians into surrender

By Suriya Evans-Pritchard Jayanti

Russia is seeking to plunge Ukraine into darkness ahead of the winter heating season by destroying the country's energy infrastructure. Ukraine's partners must step in to make sure Ukrainians are not frozen into surrender.

Conflict Energy Markets & Governance