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Nov 21, 2023

Beyond promises: Pathways to deliver on methane commitments  

By David L. Goldwyn, Andrea Clabough

The Global Methane Pledge has committed over one hundred adherents to collectively reduce their methane emissions by 30 percent by 2030. The challenge however, seems as intractable as ever.

China Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

Nov 16, 2023

What the EU and US want to get done at COP28

By Katherine Walla

Climate leaders outlined their hopes for the global stocktake, loss and damage fund, and more at the EU-US Defense & Future Forum.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment


Nov 16, 2023

Ukraine vows to strike back if Russia resumes energy infrastructure attacks

By Marcel Plichta

Ukrainians are currently preparing for a repeat of Russia's winter bombing campaign targeting the country's civilian energy infrastructure, but this year Ukraine has the capacity to strike back, writes Marcel Plichta.

Conflict Drones


Nov 16, 2023

Six steps Guyana can take to avoid the resource curse

By David L. Goldwyn

Guyana is on a rapid path to potentially becoming the fourth largest oil producer in the world. Now, the government has an opportunity to show the world how to do resource development right.

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security

New Atlanticist

Nov 9, 2023

Rebooting the Russian oil price cap

By Brian O’Toole, Olga Khakova, Tomasz Wlostowski, and Charles Lichfield

Atlantic Council experts weigh in on how to improve the price cap on Russian oil imposed after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Issue Brief

Oct 24, 2023

Why COP28 is right to prioritize global methane and flaring reduction 

By Mark Davis, Landon Derentz, and William Tobin

Flaring and methane emissions from oil and gas are a substantial source of greenhouse gas emissions globally, but the funding, technology, and business practices are available to bring these emissions to near-zero. The COP28 platform can accelerate these solutions.

Africa Americas


Oct 19, 2023

US Senator Joe Manchin on hydrogen’s role in the clean energy transition

By Atlantic Council

US Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia discussed US industrial competitiveness and global leadership in the hydrogen sector.

China Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

Oct 18, 2023

Experts react: Will Venezuela now hold freer elections and get sanctions relief?

By Atlantic Council experts

On October 17, Venezuela’s government and members of the opposition signed a deal to work toward making next year’s presidential elections more free and fair. Sanctions relief could be next.

Democratic Transitions Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Oct 16, 2023

What to look for as Putin and Xi meet at the Belt and Road Forum

By Atlantic Council experts

The two leaders are expected to meet during the October 17-18 forum, which marks ten years since China’s landmark initiative launched.

China Economy & Business


Oct 12, 2023

The West must learn hard lessons from years of failed Russia policies

By Kira Rudik

If Russia is able to achieve even a partial victory in Ukraine, the consequences for global security would be catastrophic. Western leaders must escalate their support for Ukraine to prevent this outcome and make sure Putin’s invasion ends in decisive defeat, writes Kira Rudik.

Conflict Corruption