The Global Energy Outlook 2023: Sowing the Seeds of an Energy Transition
An in-depth panel discussion on some of the potential long-term outlooks for energy markets and the global energy system
On Tuesday, March 28, Resources for the Future (RFF) hosted a virtual RFF Live Event, “The Global Energy Outlook 2023: Sowing the Seeds of an Energy Transition.” This event coincided with the release of the 2023 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 2023 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 how the global energy system will change as a result of the Inflation Reduction Act and other energy-related pledges and policies. It also featured discussion of the role that energy plays in the the rapidly changing geopolitical landscape across Europe, Eurasia, North America, and the Pacific.
The 2023 Global Energy Outlook includes projections from bp; Bloomberg New Energy Finance; Equinor; ExxonMobil; the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan; the International Energy Agency; and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
- Daniel Raimi, Resources for the Future | Slides
- Yuqi Zhu, Resources for the Future
- Michael Cohen, bp
- Jane Nakano, Center for Strategic and International Studies
- Richard G. Newell, Resources for the Future
- Meghan O'Sullivan, Harvard Kennedy School
- Amy Harder, Cipher (Moderator)
Chief US Economist and Head of Oil & Refining, bp
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.
Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, Harvard University
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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