On February 12th, the EastWest Institute and the MGIMO University held an expert meeting on the progressive change in the international energy system. Held at the MGIMO University in Moscow, the consultation" took a long-term view of the implications of new challenges linked to energy and climate change for global security. The meeting included some of Russia's leading academics and energy security experts, as well as foreign diplomats based in Moscow who offered a very future-oriented perspective on likely global energy trends and shared their global outlooks with respect to the energy security situation over the next 10-15 years.