Global Energy Agenda

Nov 30, 2023

Public funds alone can’t solve the climate crisis

By Mafalda Duarte

Financing climate action, particularly in the developing world, is absolutely crucial, especially as the window to speed up and scale up investments in solutions rapidly narrows.

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

Global Energy Agenda

Nov 30, 2023

To achieve carbon neutrality, countries must navigate geopolitics and energy together

By Shin Hosaka

Energy dynamics, replete with their occasional turbulence, hold sway over global geopolitics. As such, multilateralism will be a key driving force to encourage energy transitions toward net zero.

Africa Americas

Enabling net-zero solutions

Nov 30, 2023

Accelerating clean energy deployment in emerging markets 

By Sebastian Kind

Renewable energy resources are technologically and economically advanced and well poised to accelerate the energy transition. However, to supercharge renewable energy deployment in all markets, improved framework, reforms and instruments are necessary.

Africa Indo-Pacific
Albany skyline


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

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
Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant in Japan


Oct 23, 2023

Atoms for Peace 2.0: The case for a stronger US-Japan nuclear power alliance

By Julia Nesheiwat and Shoichi Itoh

Against the backdrop of Russian and Chinese-induced geopolitical instability, Tokyo and Washington should redouble commitments to the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

China Energy & Environment

New Atlanticist

Oct 19, 2023

Senator Manchin: The US can ‘leapfrog’ China on clean energy with hydrogen investments

By Nick Fouriezos

Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia presented his vision for how US leadership on hydrogen can help fuel a net-zero future.

China Climate Change & Climate Action


Oct 19, 2023

Quick takeaways on the United States’ historic investment in clean hydrogen hubs

By Joseph Webster, William Tobin

The US DOE announced $7 billion in funding for clean hydrogen hubs across the US, the single largest public investment in US hydrogen to date.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment


Oct 16, 2023

Policy Memo: How to deepen transatlantic energy and climate cooperation at the US-EU summit

By George Frampton, Olga Khakova, Joseph Webster, Paddy Ryan, Maia Sparkman, William Tobin

With the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel visiting Washington on October 20, 2023, all eyes will be on the Rose Garden to see how the US and EU can chart a course on energy security and climate action.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance
Muscat desert sunset


Oct 13, 2023

COP28 and the growing Europe-MENA hydrogen connection

By Giampaolo Cantini

A key piece of the COP28 plan to double global hydrogen production by 2030 will be connecting hydrogen-hungry Europe to the potential green hydrogen powerhouse of the MENA region.

Africa Energy & Environment

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