April 30, 202111:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT Register Join George Washington University and the Security and Sustainability Forum for the seventh webinar in the Leadership in Our Time webinar series. California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis will be interviewed by Atlantic Council Senior Fellow, Ambassador András Simonyi.Ambassador Kounalakis was sworn in as the 50th Lieutenant Governor of California by Governor Gavin Newsom on January…

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Mon, Apr 26, 2021 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM EDT REGISTER AT https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2776249681358573838 Companies are increasingly seeking to source electricity from renewable sources as part of their commitment to move toward zero carbon emissions. In Arizona, natural gas, nuclear, and coal currently provide 89% of net energy generation, but the state has an abundance of…

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A world commodities rebalancing is underway, and China is in a position of dominance. Take lithium, where China is a major processor and battery manufacturer; cobalt, where China has dominated the supply chains; and rare earth, where China has an almost total monopoly. Taken together, these three commodities are key to the future of alternative…

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Fri, Apr 16, 2021 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM EDT Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5115785025645103374 COVID inoculation rates in U.S. minority communities are dismal, hovering around 8%. They are currently eight times higher in white communities. Studies show that causes include misinformation about vaccine effectiveness and safety, lack of trust in government institutions and drug companies, the…

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April 22, 2021 1:15 to 2:45 PM EDT Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1514875646307884046 Does the public sector hold the key to a low-carbon economy? U.S. government purchases account for nearly one-quarter of the U.S. GDP. State and local governments account for billions of dollars more. By favoring low-carbon choices in buildings, vehicles, energy, and other purchases, the…

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https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3981915858057252877 Fri, Apr 23, 2021 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT Join George Washington University and the Security and Sustainability Forum for the sixth webinar in the Leadership in Our Time webinar series. Henrik Hololei will be interviewed by Atlantic Council Senior Fellow, Ambassador András Simonyi. Henrik Hololei is the Director-General for Mobility and Transport at the European Commission. …

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This is the month when the national spirit should start to lift: COVID-19 vaccines could be administered by mid-December. While we won’t reach the summit of a mighty mountain this month, nor well into next year, the ascent will have begun. It is unlikely to be a smooth journey. There will be contention, accusation, litigation…

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What the 2020 election means for energy and infrastructure from White House Chronicle on Vimeo. Simple advice to innovators and policymakers: Don’t worry about collateral needs or they will distort your good growth and policy efforts. If we look back, the development of the automobile had collateral effects beyond the ability of the auto pioneers…

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