The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center’s Women Leaders in Energy and Climate Fellowship is a one-year nonresident fellowship program for early to mid-career rising women leaders in the energy and climate fields.
The program provides professional development for young women by cultivating their leadership potential, facilitating mentoring sessions with senior women leaders in the energy sector, and providing opportunities for public speaking and writing. The program is open to women under the age of 35 with at least three to five years of experience in the energy and climate fields.
commentary & analysis
Working with a wide-ranging community of experts and stakeholders, the Women Leaders in Energy fellows provide timely commentary and analysis on the geopolitical, sustainability, and economic challenges of the changing global energy landscape.
EnergySourceMar 6, 2023
Beauty and the beast: Implications of the US-China tech war on climate and energy
By Jennifer Lee
US-China tech tensions could have ripple effects on decarbonization efforts. Tech competition could provide benefits, but if left unmitigated, it could also hinder both countries’ energy transitions.
EnergySourceFeb 21, 2023
The power of renewables: Productive use appliances as climate change solutions in sub-Saharan Africa
By Sharmila Bellur
Productive use appliances can mitigate emissions while encouraging climate adaptation and resilience in sub-Saharan Africa. They can push households up the energy ladder and stimulate economic development, if managed correctly.
EnergySourceAug 16, 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act gives carbon removal a big boost
By Calli Obern
The IRA sets the US carbon removal industry up for sustained, broad-based success. But its provisions must be accompanied by community efforts and more targeted policy.
Press ReleaseJul 8, 2021
Atlantic Council announces third cohort of the Women Leaders in Energy Fellowship
The Women Leaders in Energy Fellowship welcomes its largest and most geographically diverse cohort of young women professionals across various disciplines in the energy sector.
EnergySourceApr 23, 2021
Long-term US-China liquefied natural gas trade will bring strategic benefits to both countries
By Serena Su
Despite a wide range of challenges within the US-China relationship, liquified natural gas (LNG) trade is one of the few areas that brings strategic benefits to both countries. US LNG is well positioned to provide China with a clean, affordable, and reliable energy source. In turn, multi-decade investment in new LNG infrastructure will bring well-paying jobs across the United States and support much needed post-pandemic economic recovery.
EnergySourceApr 13, 2021
Carbon capture in Germany: Long-overdue momentum is building
By Lee Beck
As a world leader in innovation, Germany is well positioned to commercialize carbon removal technologies, and over the past six months, momentum and support for CCUS in the country has begun to build.
EnergySourceApr 1, 2021
Increasing ESG practices can help Asia reach goals of carbon neutrality
By Songyee Jung
Although sustainable investment is growing rapidly, ESG investing in Asia is still at a nascent stage. To increase development, Asian governments should allow regulators to impose mandatory ESG reporting requirements, which evidence indicates is the most effective way to scale sustainable finance investment.
EnergySourceFeb 5, 2021
Charting a path towards net-zero: The importance of US leadership in carbon dioxide removal
By Anne Canavati
Under the Biden-Harris administration, the United States can and must reemerge as a global leader on climate action. Accelerating research, development, demonstration, and deployment of a range of carbon dioxide removal applications is a critical step to achieving US and global climate targets.
EnergySourceSep 15, 2020
Scaling CCUS: Catalyzing policy and financial innovation
By Emily Burlinghaus, Reed Blakemore, Lee Beck
Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) is critical to decarbonizing heavy industry and meeting global climate goals. But significant roadblocks to financing have prevented the ability of industry to scale up CCUS projects. New financing tools and a coordinated approach by policy makers, industry representatives, and financial institutions can help CCUS drive the energy transition.
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The Global Energy Center promotes energy security by working alongside government, industry, civil society, and public stakeholders to devise pragmatic solutions to the geopolitical, sustainability, and economic challenges of the changing global energy landscape.
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