Energy dependence between the EU and Russia has increased mistrust between them, and energy has become an issue of national security for both sides.
The United States and the EU should identify tools and mechanisms to help manage the intersection of energy and security in the transatlantic context.
Six major European oil companies are seeking UN backing for a global carbon pricing framework. Policymakers should not let this opportunity go to waste.
Oil is changing. The oils themselves, how they are extracted and processed, and the products into which they are made are shifting in substantial ways.
The EU and the United States should focus more attention on how to include energy issues in the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
It is the European Commission’s competition arm, not European leaders, that is behind Gazprom’s waning hold on Europe’s energy sector.
Andriy Kobolyev, the CEO of Naftogaz, wants to integrate Ukraine’s energy sector into the EU. That, he believes, would end Gazprom’s political grip over his country.
Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
The world’s energy system looks very different today than in the fifty years following the second World War.
The European Union has an opportunity to increase diversification, transparency, and security across the energy sector. It should seize that chance.