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The War in Ukraine and Energy Security and Energy Market Disruption
July 19

The War in Ukraine and Energy Security and Energy Market Disruption

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10:00 am - 10:45 am. Time zone: America/New_York

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Russia’s war in Ukraine has caused a great deal of turmoil in global energy markets and forced a conversation on energy security. The geopolitics of energy has been shaken to its foundation as nations reconsider their energy sources and future energy partners, as well as the risks associated with relying on oil and gas from petrostates. These developments are having a hugely disruptive effect on global markets. Please join us on Tuesday, July 19 as we discuss the implications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on global energy security, the climate agenda, and global energy markets.

About the speakers:

Kevin Book heads the research team and covers oil, gas, and coal policy at ClearView Energy Partners, LLC, an independent firm that examines macro energy issues for institutional investors and corporate strategists. Mr. Book is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a member of the National Petroleum Council, a federally chartered and privately funded advisory committee to the Department of Energy. Before cofounding ClearView, Mr. Book worked as senior vice president of energy policy, oil, and alternative energy research at FBR Capital Markets Corporation. His prior employment history also includes roles at the Motley Fool, Andersen Consulting, and the Advisory Board Company. He holds an M.A.L.D from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a B.A. in economics from Tufts University.


Commander Mark P. Nevitt, JAGC (ret.) is an Associate Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law. He was previously the Class of 1971 Distinguished Military Professor of Leadership & Law at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, a Sharswood Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and an Associate Professor of Law at Syracuse University College of Law. Prior to law school, Prof. Nevitt served as a naval tactical jet aviator. Originally from Rhode Island, Professor Nevitt received his J.D. and LL.M. with distinction from the Georgetown University Law Center. During law school, he served as a White House Military Social Aide and taught Street Law at Anacostia High School. Prof. Nevitt has written on environmental, climate change, and national security law for the Harvard Environmental Law Review, Washington University Law Review, Georgia Law Review, Boston College Law Review, Berkeley Journal of International Law, Cardozo Law Review, and Oxford Press.