The Shell Energy Security Scenarios was hosted on June 18, 2023, to explore several possibilities as the world recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic. It was already facing a challenging set of circumstances – with austerity looming, energy prices rising and security tensions increasing. The Russian invasion of Ukraine amplified many of these challenges and brought security to the global agenda. The Energy Security Scenarios consisted of two scenarios called Archipelagos and Sky 2050. They explored how different country archetypes react to the tensions and trends and asked: “Can a world desperate for immediate security also meet the long-term challenge of climate change?