Renewables & Advanced Energy events



Global Energy Agenda

Jan 19, 2022

The 2022 Global Energy Agenda

By Randolph Bell, Jennifer T. Gordon, Ameya Hadap, and Paul Kielstra (Editors)

The second edition of the Global Energy Agenda provides context for the year that has passed. It features a survey of thought leaders in the energy sector, as well as a series of essays by the leading figures in energy, to set the energy agenda for 2022.

Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security

New Atlanticist

Dec 7, 2021

Can big business help the world cut carbon? Meet the First Movers Coalition.

By Ellen Wald

The First Movers Coalition could prove that big business can play a valuable role in decarbonizing the future.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

In the News

Nov 19, 2021

Yellen in The Hill: Clean hydrogen can fuel industrial decarbonization and environmental justice

Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy
An electric vehicle charger


Nov 16, 2021

The role of minerals in US transportation electrification goals

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

New Atlanticist

Nov 7, 2021

The infrastructure bill is just the start. These Congress members are pushing to make climate action bipartisan.

By Katherine Walla

Severe weather events, the prospects for jobs, and youth activism are changing the political climate, lawmakers said at an Atlantic Council event at the COP26 summit.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Issue Brief

Oct 26, 2021

Deploying distributed renewable energy to reduce the impacts of extreme heat on the urban poor

By Jorge Barrigh and Owen Gow

Increased urbanization and related demographic shifts, combined with the growing threat of heat stress, extreme heat events, and other climate change–related impacts, are set to continue to strain urban centers in the coming decades.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment


Oct 23, 2021

Rapid Response: The energy crisis

By Global Energy Center

Global Energy Center experts comment on the energy crisis, energy security, and the future of the transition.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance


Oct 14, 2021

For Africa to go green, the private sector must step up. Could COP26 provide an answer?

By Emilie Bel

The continent possesses an abundance of renewable-energy-production capabilities—but capitalizing on its potential remains a challenge.

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

Press Release

Sep 16, 2021

Atlantic Council Global Energy Center announces 2021-2022 Veteran Advanced Energy Fellows

Fellows will participate in a yearlong policy and leadership development program for high-potential, high-performing veterans in advanced energy   

Energy & Environment Renewables & Advanced Energy

Fast Thinking

Aug 9, 2021

FAST THINKING: What the UN climate report didn’t say

By Atlantic Council

The report maps a path to avert planetary catastrophe if humans completely stop adding carbon dioxide to the atmosphere by 2050. But is that even possible?

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment