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Sun, Jul 7, 2019

Ellinas in Cyprus Mail: BP’s review of world energy reflects rising global concerns

In the News by Atlantic Council

Oil and Gas Renewables & Advanced Energy

Fri, Jun 28, 2019

Beck in Bloomberg: INSIGHT: Hydrogen may be the next clean energy game changer

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Wed, Jun 12, 2019

Bipartisanship should prevail in the electrification of the transportation sector

Addressing climate change has become a leading topic of bipartisan discussion within the 116th Congress, with a growing number of Republicans publicly emphasizing innovation and global technological leadership. Both are central factors in the overarching dialogue around vehicle electrification, which should resonate with policy makers from both sides of the aisle. An electrification strategy to […]

EnergySource by Cherie Wilson

Americas Energy Transitions

Tue, May 7, 2019

How to end a decade of US energy policy drought and fight climate change

The last major energy legislation the United States passed was back in 2007, when President George W. Bush signed the Energy Independence and Security Act, better known for establishing the renewable fuels standard. In 2009, renewable energy and energy efficiency received a game-changing boost through the economic stimulus package, or American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, […]

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Debra Greenspan

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Fri, Apr 12, 2019

The clean energy innovation trap: Climate policy is still essential

While serving as Franklin D. Roosevelt’s director of the US Office of Scientific Research and Development in 1944, Vannevar Bush wrote: “Basic research is the pacemaker for technological progress.” He championed the idea of a sequential relationship between government-funded research and development (R&D) and innovation. In his view, the government provides funding for basic research, […]

EnergySource by Lee Beck

Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Wed, Feb 13, 2019

Nuclear energy’s absence from the State of the Union: A missed opportunity

Many commentators noted the absence of any reference to climate change, clean energy, or the Green New Deal in President Trump’s State of the Union address on February 5th. In fact, the only mention that Trump made of energy at all was to praise the US for becoming “the number one producer oil and natural […]

EnergySource by Jennifer T. Gordon

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Sun, Jan 13, 2019

Taking the carbon out of climate change

Decarbonization can be achieved by increasing the share of low-carbon energy sources, such as renewables and nuclear energy, and capping greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel power stations through carbon capture and storage (CCS) devices.

Global Energy Forum by Ashish Kumar Sen

Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Sat, Jan 12, 2019

The alternatives to coal: can gas, renewables, and nuclear work together?

“There will be cooperation and there will be a competition—competition for selection… [but also] cooperation together to achieved the required reliability," said Fatima Al-Foora Shamsi, UAE’s assistant undersecretary for electricity and future energy affairs.

Global Energy Forum by David A. Wemer

Nuclear Energy Oil and Gas

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

Wed, Dec 19, 2018

Turkey’s energy nexus: Discoveries and developments

As the fastest growing energy market in the OECD over the past decade and a country dependent on imports for almost all of its hydrocarbon demand, Turkey’s energy sector carries regional implications. Securing a reliable and affordable source of energy, through diversification and increased domestic production, has formed the cornerstone of Turkey’s energy policy.

Report by Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Events

Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Sub-national climate action: A view of the global landscape

Limiting the increase in global average temperature to 1.5°C is within reach—but only with action across all levels of government and all segments of society. Across the United States, cities, states, and communities are executing bold, ambitious plans to reduce national emissions, even in the absence of federal leadership.

9:30am Washington DC

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Building partnerships across the critical mineral value chain: An Australian perspective

Australia is home to some of the world’s largest reserves of high-value critical minerals used in emerging high-tech applications across a variety of sectors. Senator the Honorable Matthew Canavan, Australia’s minister for resources and Northern Australia, discusses the security and sustainability of critical minerals, US-Australia interconnectivity across the critical mineral value chain, and diversifying and managing this value chain for global good.

12:30pm Washington DC