The Global Energy Outlook 2022: Turning Points and Tension in the Energy Transition
An in-depth panel discussion on some of the potential long-term outlooks for energy markets in a year marked by progress and peril
On April 7, 2022, Resources for the Future (RFF) hosted a virtual RFF Live event, “The Global Energy Outlook 2022: Turning Points and Tension in the Energy Transition.” This event coincided with the release of the 2022 Global Energy Outlook—RFF’s annual report that synthesizes global energy market projections and analysis from leading energy organizations, academics, and corporations—and an accompanying interactive web tool. The only report of its kind, RFF’s 2022 Global Energy Outlook harmonizes analyses from other organizations to allow for a clear understanding and easy comparison of potential future energy markets, climate trajectories, and policy options at global, regional, and national levels.
The event featured an in-depth panel discussion on some of the potential long-term outlooks for energy markets and the global energy system in the face of recent international climate action and energy market volatility from the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
RFF’s 2022 Global Energy Outlook includes projections from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, BP, Equinor, the International Energy Agency, the International Renewable Energy Agency, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Shell, and the US Energy Information Agency.
- Erin Campbell, Resources for the Future
- Daniel Raimi, Resources for the Future
- Seth Villanueva, Resources for the Future
- Sarah Ladislaw, RMI
- Rose Mutiso, Energy for Growth Hub
- Richard G. Newell, Resources for the Future
- Ben Geman, Axios (Moderator)
Erin Campbell graduated from the University of Rochester in May 2021 with a B.S. in Environmental Health, B.A. in Economics, and a minor in statistics. Her primary research interests are environmental justice related.
Richard G. Newell
President and CEO, Resources for the Future
Dr. Richard G. Newell is the President and CEO of Resources for the Future. From 2009 to 2011, he served as the administrator of the US Energy Information Administration, the agency responsible for official US government energy statistics and analysis.
Daniel Raimi is a fellow and director of the Equity in the Energy Transition Initiative at RFF. He works on a range of energy policy issues with a focus on tools to enable an equitable energy transition.
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