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Issue BriefJan 14, 2023
Energy investment in a time of inflation
By Charles Lichfield, Joseph Webster
This paper briefly considers the macroeconomic drivers of inflation in late 2022, including Russia’s war in Ukraine and uncertainties around energy supply, supply-chain resets, and lingering COVID-19 disruptions, before examining the persistent energy underinvestment of the past decade and how this has left markets exposed to varying degrees.
Global Energy AgendaJan 13, 2023
The 2023 Global Energy Agenda
By Landon Derentz, Christine Suh, Ameya Hadap, Paul Kielstra (Editors)
The third 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 2023.
Issue BriefDec 8, 2022
Securing alternative gas supplies and addressing critical infrastructure gaps in Europe
By Richard L. Morningstar, András Simonyi, Olga Khakova, Paddy Ryan
This issue brief offers recommendations for measures that European countries decoupling their energy supplies from Russia should take to give themselves the best chances of succeeding.
In-Depth Research & ReportsSep 21, 2022
Bolstering energy security in Northeastern Europe through transatlantic cooperation
By Richard L. Morningstar, Olga Khakova, Paddy Ryan
Northeastern Europe has already made efforts to end its reliance on Russian energy supplies. It is the perfect region for the US and allies to prove that de-Russification and decarbonization of the energy sector can occur in tandem.
European Energy SecuritySep 15, 2022
What’s next for European energy security? Our experts decipher the State of the European Union Address.
By Atlantic Council experts
Ursula von der Leyen’s speech focused on energy and strategic decoupling of supply chains amid Russia’s war in Ukraine, but didn’t delve into common defense.
EnergySourceAug 25, 2022
European energy sovereignty is tied to Ukraine’s independence
By Olga Khakova
European energy accessibility, affordability, and resilience are closely tied to Ukraine’s fight for independence. Ukraine’s ultimate victory would enable natural gas developments, large-scale renewables deployment, and commercialization of innovative solutions.
EnergySourceJun 30, 2022
The war in Ukraine and gas in the Western Balkans
By Robert F. Ichord, Jr.
Russia has made inroads in the Western Balkans with its promises of plentiful gas supply. The EU and NATO must grasp the region’s strategic value and work to promote efforts to diversify gas imports from alternative suppliers and build an expansive network of gas infrastructure.
EnergySourceJun 10, 2022
How Nordic wind and wealth can wean Europe off Putin’s gas
By András Simonyi and Morten Svendstorp
Denmark and Norway are uniquely positioned to drive the European hydrogen economy of the future. The two countries’ wealth, renewable capacity, and ambition make long-term replacement of Russian gas—and indeed of gas in general—viable.
EnergySourceMay 31, 2022
Obscured by the energy crisis, a food crisis unfolds
By Reed Blakemore, Maia Sparkman
Efforts to grapple with an energy crisis brought on by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have drowned out a similar emergency facing global food supply. Food security, already being impacted by the adverse effects of climate change, cannot be forgotten as the world pursues a transition to net-zero.
EnergySourceMay 3, 2022
Gazprom set the Russian invasion of Ukraine in motion
By Alan Riley
Gazprom’s actions in the months leading up to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine can only be interpreted as stage-setting maneuvers to deter European involvement. Its willingness to abdicate its commercial responsibilities raises serious questions about Europe’s future business with Russian energy companies.
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