Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez attends a joint press conference with Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine July 1, 2023.

New Atlanticist

Jul 17, 2023

Five things to expect from Spain’s EU presidency

By Lisa Homel, Marie Jourdain

Spain has an ambitious agenda for its EU presidency at a critical moment. But upcoming elections could upend it.

Elections Energy & Environment
A river in Denver Colorado


Jul 11, 2023

How cities can drive the energy transition in the Western Hemisphere

By Maia Sparkman, Willow Fortunoff

Expanding access to critical minerals and increasing manufacturing capacity is at the top of the Biden administration’s decarbonization agenda. Mayors, who have shown their ability to deliver on domestic investment projects, have begun exploring opportunities for international collaboration.

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action
Cover for Technological and policy pathways to accelerate US industrial decarbonization


Jul 6, 2023

Technological and policy pathways to accelerate US industrial decarbonization

By Joseph Webster

Industrial decarbonization in the United States will be an important element in lowering global emissions. To limit the consequences of climate change, the United States must urgently advance a suite of efforts to guarantee the domestic and international industrial emissions reductions the world needs.

Americas Energy & Environment


Jun 26, 2023

Meaningfully advancing the green agenda

By Pepe Zhang

To sustain the ongoing recovery against short-term headwinds and boost inclusive, productive, and sustainable development in the long term, governments cannot, and should not, act alone. Private firms can help advance the green agenda by working to create green jobs, taking measures to promote a transition to a circular-economy model, and partaking in green finance.

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action


Jun 21, 2023

The new Ukraine will be a country worthy of its heroes

By Yulia Svyrydenko

International attention is currently focused on the progress of the Ukrainian counteroffensive but it is also vital to make sure Ukraine wins the peace by creating a secure and prosperous country, writes Yulia Svyrydenko.

Conflict Democratic Transitions
London in 2023


Jun 12, 2023

Leader perspective: Forging a green special relationship between the United States and United Kingdom

By The Rt Hon. Chris Skidmore, MP

The United Kingdom had long been a climate leader, but other countries have caught up. By working with its close ally the United States, the United Kingdom can reassert its climate leadership through a green special relationship that can galvanize net-zero objectives domestically and abroad.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment
Transmission and clean energy


Jun 8, 2023

The debt-ceiling permitting deal misses the real problems holding back the energy transition

By Ken Berlin, Frank Willey

The debt ceiling bill introduces changes to reform the permitting process in the United States. But the legislation will do little to clear blockages in the permitting queue. To meet climate targets, legislators must adopt additional measures that are specific to transmission and renewable interconnection.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment


Jun 2, 2023

Central Asia’s clean energy opportunity: Hydropower

By Maxwell Zandi

Central Asia has failed to harness its full hydropower capacity. But greater investments into the region can help unlock much of Central Asia's potential.

Central Asia Energy & Environment


Jun 2, 2023

Through carbon markets, corporations have a role to play in Africa’s development. They should take it seriously.

By Aubrey Rugo

By purchasing high-quality carbon credits, companies can support the sustainable growth of low- and middle-income populations in the world's fastest-growing regions.

Africa Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Jun 1, 2023

The G7 can take NATO-EU climate cooperation to the next level

By Francis Shin, Rachel Rizzo

There is a strong opportunity for meaningful NATO-EU cooperation by using the Group of Seven as a convening platform for climate change-related discussions.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment