Tuesday, October 6, 2015
The TIDES Technology Field Demonstration features low-cost technology solutions across eight key infrastructure areas 1) Water, 2) Power, 3) Shelter, 4) Heating/Cooling, 5) Sanitation, 6) Lighting, 7) Integrated and Combustion Cooking and 8) Information Communication Technology. This free demonstration is widely attended by the Department of Defense officials, government agencies active in domestic and international disaster response, and in post-conflict, post disaster, and impoverished situations – DHS, FEMA, State Department, Red Cross and National Defense University students from around the world.More Details
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its final regulations setting the first limits on carbon pollution from the nation’s power plants. Experts will offer perspectives on the final rule, including state compliance options and the nature and timing of legal challenges.More Details
The CSIS Energy and National Security Program is pleased to host Philippe Benoit, Head of the Energy Efficiency and Environment Division at the International Energy Agency to present the IEA’s Energy Efficiency Market Report 2015.More Details
The Environmental Law Institute and the D.C. Bar’s Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section invite you to attend a free networking event. Light appetizers will be included; other refreshments are at your own expense.More Details
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Every month, Outdoorfest hosts a “Mappy Hour” in DC to encourage outdoorsy Washingtonians to meet up and learn about nature. At this month’s event, you’ll hear from a representative from one of the world’s largest conservation organization, The Nature Conservancy. Deborah Landau is an ecologist for the Maryland/DC Chapter of the Conservancy, and she will talk about her work in the field, including using prescribed fires for conservation. You’ll also learn about how you can get involved in protecting the amazing resources we have locally and give back to the community.More Details
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Are you a young woman who does or who wants to work in the environmental field? This month’s DC EcoWomen EcoHour features Kathy Baughman McLeod from the Conservancy as the main speaker! Kathy, the director of climate risk and resilience for The Nature Conservancy, will talk about her work with the Conservancy and the career path that brought her here.
Attendees will have plenty of time to network with others there and with the speaker herself. DC EcoWomen asks that this be a ladies-only event.More Details
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Study On The Small Scale Conversion Of Natural Gas To Methanol – An Opportunity For Using Pennsylvania Generated Natural Gas?
Thanks to shale gas, cheap and plentiful natural gas has led to new attention and interest in various natural gas monetization options. One promising option is the production of methanol using small-scale plants, which offer many advantages. This presentation will explore the potential of small-scale methanol plants in North America.More Details
Friday, October 30, 2015
In late November world leaders will gather in Paris at the United Nations Climate Change Conference for what is viewed as the last great chance for a sweeping international agreement to limit carbon dioxide emissions. The consequences of this gathering may be enormous. Join the Cato Institute to hear distinguished climate scientists and legal experts assess the issues sure to drive the debate before, during, and after the Paris meeting.More Details