Spotlight: 2020 Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi

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Thu, Jan 9, 2020

European energy diversification: How alternative sources and routes can bolster energy security and decarbonization

The European Union’s efforts to achieve a carbon-neutral economy present a unique and timely opportunity to strengthen European energy security. What is the EU currently doing to meet its decarbonization goals, address the role of natural gas in Europe’s low-carbon future, and explain the potential for new gas sources, alternative gas routes, and clean energy technologies to reduce carbon emissions? And how can this be done while simultaneously increasing European energy security and opportunities for transatlantic cooperation?

Issue Brief by Richard L. Morningstar, András Simonyi, Olga Khakova, Irina Markina

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Tue, Jan 7, 2020

The 11th hour transit deal is a relief for European energy consumers and a pivotal opportunity for Ukraine’s future energy strategy

The Naftogaz agreement with Gazprom is a cautious win for Ukraine, the agreement buys time for the country to reform its energy sector, which will be critical for Ukraine’s energy security, regardless of future contracts with Gazprom.

New Atlanticist by Olga Khakova

Energy Markets & Governance Geopolitics & Energy Security

Mon, Jan 6, 2020

Shaping the global future together: the Council’s “Top fifteen hits” of 2019

We look back at the Atlantic Council’s top work of 2019 galvanizing US leadership alongside partners and allies to tackle the most pressing challenges confronting our nation and our world.

New Atlanticist by Frederick Kempe

Africa Americas

Mon, Jan 6, 2020

Ellinas on CyprusMail: Changing priorities threatens viability of EastMed gas pipeline

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment Greece

Tue, Dec 17, 2019

Shaffer quoted in Daily Sabah on Israel-Turkey gas relations

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy Markets & Governance International Markets

Sun, Dec 15, 2019

Ellinas in Cyprus Mail: Future of gas in Asia, and what it means for Cyprus

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Thu, Dec 19, 2019

The future of Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream: The impact of sanctions legislation

Throughout 2019, Congress has launched multiple legislative efforts to halt Kremlin aggression through stronger sanctions against the Kremlin and its proxies. The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act includes sanctions against companies involved in building the nearly-finished Russian natural gas pipelines to Europe—Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream.

2:00pm Washington DC

Thu, Dec 12, 2019

Blakemore quoted in EuroNews on carbon markets and COP25

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Sun, Dec 8, 2019

Ellinas in Cyprus Mail: A simple solution to LNG bind 

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy Markets & Governance Europe & Eurasia

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

Bryza quoted in Turkey’s Daily Sabah Newspaper on U.S.-Turkey liquid natural gas trade

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Energy & Environment