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Fri, Sep 13, 2019

Amb. Richard L. Morningstar’s address to the 27th OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum

The 27th Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Economic and Environmental Forum aimed to promote economic progress and security in the OSCE area through energy co-operation, new technologies, good governance and connectivity in the digital era. The following is Amb. Richard Morningstar’s address to OSCE country representatives in Prague on September 11, 2019. […]

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Richard L. Morningstar

Europe & Eurasia Geopolitics & Energy Security

Mon, Aug 5, 2019

Bell in Utility Dive: Ohio nuclear and coal bailout is a loss for nuclear power and the climate

In the News by Atlantic Council

Nuclear Energy Renewables & Advanced Energy

Sun, Jul 7, 2019

Ellinas in Cyprus Mail: BP’s review of world energy reflects rising global concerns

In the News by Atlantic Council

Oil and Gas Renewables & Advanced Energy

Fri, Jun 28, 2019

Beck in Bloomberg: INSIGHT: Hydrogen may be the next clean energy game changer

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Wed, Jun 12, 2019

Bipartisanship should prevail in the electrification of the transportation sector

Addressing climate change has become a leading topic of bipartisan discussion within the 116th Congress, with a growing number of Republicans publicly emphasizing innovation and global technological leadership. Both are central factors in the overarching dialogue around vehicle electrification, which should resonate with policy makers from both sides of the aisle. An electrification strategy to […]

EnergySource by Cherie Wilson

Americas Energy Transitions

Tue, May 7, 2019

How to end a decade of US energy policy drought and fight climate change

The last major energy legislation the United States passed was back in 2007, when President George W. Bush signed the Energy Independence and Security Act, better known for establishing the renewable fuels standard. In 2009, renewable energy and energy efficiency received a game-changing boost through the economic stimulus package, or American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, […]

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Debra Greenspan

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Fri, Apr 12, 2019

The clean energy innovation trap: Climate policy is still essential

While serving as Franklin D. Roosevelt’s director of the US Office of Scientific Research and Development in 1944, Vannevar Bush wrote: “Basic research is the pacemaker for technological progress.” He championed the idea of a sequential relationship between government-funded research and development (R&D) and innovation. In his view, the government provides funding for basic research, […]

EnergySource by Lee Beck

Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Wed, Feb 13, 2019

Nuclear energy’s absence from the State of the Union: A missed opportunity

Many commentators noted the absence of any reference to climate change, clean energy, or the Green New Deal in President Trump’s State of the Union address on February 5th. In fact, the only mention that Trump made of energy at all was to praise the US for becoming “the number one producer oil and natural […]

EnergySource by Jennifer T. Gordon

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Sun, Jan 13, 2019

Taking the carbon out of climate change

Decarbonization can be achieved by increasing the share of low-carbon energy sources, such as renewables and nuclear energy, and capping greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel power stations through carbon capture and storage (CCS) devices.

Global Energy Forum by Ashish Kumar Sen

Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Sat, Jan 12, 2019

The alternatives to coal: can gas, renewables, and nuclear work together?

“There will be cooperation and there will be a competition—competition for selection… [but also] cooperation together to achieved the required reliability," said Fatima Al-Foora Shamsi, UAE’s assistant undersecretary for electricity and future energy affairs.

Global Energy Forum by David A. Wemer

Nuclear Energy Oil and Gas