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Our team will deploy its convening power and vision for climate action on the ground in Dubai to engage in dialogue; host its flagship event, the Global Energy Forum; and provide timely commentary and analysis on developments and outcomes at the climate conference.


EnergySource is the Global Energy Center’s (GEC) online publication providing commentary and analysis on developments in the energy and climate sector from a wide-array of thought leaders, politicians, and experts.


Nov 30, 2023

Mobilizing climate finance at COP28: Improving enabling environments in emerging and developing countries

By Robert F. Ichord, Jr.

As nations take stock of national and global efforts to address climate change and finance the clean energy transition at COP28, the dialogue should elevate the issue of how to improve the enabling environments in emerging markets and developing countries.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment


Nov 29, 2023

How COP28 can help cities drive climate action

By Willow Fortunoff, Maia Sparkman

Centering cities as enablers of both climate adaptation and mitigation is absolutely critical. In light of this, COP28 will include, for the first time, a summit dedicated to localized efforts to curb climate change.

Africa Americas


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


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
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Nov 9, 2023

New York’s approach to wind power puts its climate reputation on the line

By Joseph Webster

New York state is critical for developing the US offshore wind industry. In the last few weeks, however, a series of decisions have raised concerns over the state’s commitment to offshore wind.

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

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