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Mon, Jun 24, 2019

European energy security and transatlantic cooperation

Transatlantic cooperation with a focus on energy security will be essential to addressing global challenges and should be prioritized by US and EU leadership, since energy security translates into national, political, and economic security on both sides of the Atlantic.

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

Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia

Mon, May 20, 2019

US nuclear energy leadership: Innovation and the strategic global challenge

A flourishing domestic nuclear energy sector is critical to US national security, both in the interconnections between military and civilian uses of nuclear energy, as well as in foreign policy.

Report by Atlantic Council Task Force on US Nuclear Energy Leadership

Nuclear Energy United States and Canada

Thu, Jan 24, 2019

Does money grow on trees? Restoration financing in Southeast Asia

Given its unique role as both a potential source of emissions—as well as storage—for carbon, the land use sector may play a crucial role in the world’s success or failure in avoiding dangerous levels of climate change over this century. Nowhere is the pivotal role of land use more apparent than in tropical forests.

Report by Prajwal Baral, Mikkel Larsen, Matthew Archer, PhD

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Tue, Jan 8, 2019

From Paris to Beijing: Implementing the Paris Agreement in the People’s Republic of China

Hart’s analysis makes the case for greater transparency at all levels of government, the elimination of subsidies—with the exception of low-carbon energy and technology, the alignment of climate policy with China’s trade stance, and inclusion of the Chinese public on climate policy debates.

Global Energy Forum by Craig A. Hart

China Climate Change & Climate Action

Tue, Jan 8, 2019

Meeting Asian LNG demand

There are many ways in which demand for LNG has had an impact on shipping routes, as well as trade issues between the suppliers and importers of natural gas. This is the story of LNG transport against the backdrop of geopolitical tensions and diplomatic relations.

Global Energy Forum by Jean-François Seznec

East Asia Energy & Environment

Tue, Jan 8, 2019

Ready for takeoff? Aviation biofuels past, present, and future

The importance of powering the aviation sector (both military and commercial) through sustainable fuels cannot be overstated. This report provides a keen look at the history of biofuels, current uses of biofuel, and investments in research and development that will yield future dividends.

Global Energy Forum by David Hitchcock

Energy & Environment Renewables & Advanced Energy

Tue, Jan 8, 2019

Sovereign investors: A means for economic diversification?

Transparency metrics and measures in governance will help sovereign investors build partnerships in a wide range of industries, bolstering countries’ efforts to move beyond reliance on oil.

Global Energy Forum by Bina Hussein

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Tue, Jan 8, 2019

The future of shale: The US story and its implications

Over the last ten years, the United States has become the world’s leading producer of oil and gas, going from energy import dependence to energy dominance. What are the factors which enabled the rise of oil and gas production from shale deposits and what are the lessons learned?

Report by Ellen Scholl

Energy & Environment Oil and Gas

Sat, Jan 5, 2019

Navigating the energy transition: International oil company diversification strategies

As energy markets and technologies rapidly change, international oil companies (IOCs) are facing a set of interconnected challenges that will fundamentally affect their business models. From changes in the supply and demand picture, to shifts in how energy is produced and consumed, to public pressure to decrease greenhouse gas footprints, companies have a wide range of issues to consider as they decide how to prepare for an unpredictable future.

Global Energy Forum by David Koranyi

Energy & Environment Energy Transitions

Mon, Sep 17, 2018

Three pipelines and three seas: BRUA, TAP, the IAP and gasification in Southeast Europe

These projects, the BRUA pipeline, the Trans Adriatic pipeline, the Ionian Adriatic Pipeline, the Krk Island FSRU project, and gasification efforts in Southeast Europe, and broader support and financing for such projects is crucial, but there are also challenges in terms of which projects receive priority and how they might complement or compete with one another.

Report by John M. Roberts

Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia