In February of this year, Russia invaded Ukraine. Since then, global energy markets have been in a state of flux. With energy companies divesting from Russian providers and strategic oil reserves across Europe and America running dry, the immediate future of conventional energy production and usage is rife with unknowns. To complicate matters further: the direct attacks on Ukrainian nuclear power plants and the stability of Chernobyl renew questions regarding the use of nuclear power. The matter goes beyond energy itself–the increase in military spending will affect social safety nets, such as healthcare, and environmental protection. This panel will synthesize what has happened across global energy markets since February 2022, how that affects us in the present, and how this will change our future energy landscape.
Join us on July 12th at 1pm, as we will collectively gain insight on up-to-date research, policy, and real-world information on the changing landscape of the energy system as it relates to global events. We will engage experts in economics, supply chain modeling, and policy to offer insights on questions such as: How has the recent conflict impacted global energy markets? How does this mitigate climate change issues? Finally, we will discuss strategies on how to advocate for consideration of climate change issues amongst global events.
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Tuesday, July 12th, 2022 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm CT, C2ST Facebook Live & C2ST YouTube TV.
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