David Livingston

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David Livingston

David Livingston is Deputy Director, climate and advanced energy, of the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Center, where leads the Center's work on climate and advanced energy. He was previously a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a nonresident associate of Carnegie Europe in Brussels. Prior to that, he served as the inaugural Robert S. Strauss fellow for geoeconomics at the Office of the United States Trade Representative, where he concluded as acting Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Congressional Affairs. He also has worked at the World Trade Organization in Geneva and at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Vienna. Livingston was selected as a Future Energy Leader by the World Energy Council, is an alumnus of the Atlantik Brücke Young Leaders Program, and serves on the board of South by Southwest (SXSW) Eco.


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President Trump’s climate and energy policy: one year in

Almost one year after US President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the general contours of his administration’s approach to climate and energy policy is coming into focus...

American gas is going global - can it also go green?

The past decade has seen a tremendous transformation in the U.S. natural gas landscape. During the Administration of George W. Bush, the U.S. was expected to be on an inextricable upward trajectory of natural gas import demand, with some analysts projecting that as many as 13 liquified natural gas (LNG) import facilities would be needed to supply the country...

A Blockchain-Based Energy Future?

Addressing the long-term imperatives of the energy sector, including the difficult task of reconciling affordability, sustainability and security amid a changing climate and technological disruption, will involve more than the employment of old tropes (e.g., “energy independence”, “energy dominance”, or “sustainable energy”)...

The strategic consequences behind Trump’s Paris Agreement decision

To begin with, the decisions facing the Trump administration over the Paris Climate Agreement are not as simple as they are often portrayed...

The New Administration's Energy Puzzle

On February 28th, US President Donald Trump delivered his first address to Congress, driving home twin themes of economic opportunity and efforts to protect the American people. The Trump Doctrine, as best as it can be discerned at this inchoate stage, is a mix of economic nationalism coupled with an insular definition of national security...