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Evolving Resiliency: Managing Climate Risks in the Northeast

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) will host a briefing examining the current and projected impacts of climate change in the Northeast and regional efforts to manage these risks.

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Earth 2100 Conference

Our Task's 3rd annual Earth 2100 Conference will be held July 26-27, 2014 at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Biomass 2014: Growing the Future Bioeconomy

Biomass 2014 will bring together top government officials and members of Congress—with industry leaders and experts from across the bioenergy supply chain—to continue ongoing dialogue about the critical challenges and key opportunities for the industry. The event will focus on the innovative technologies, priority pathways, financing strategies, and public policies needed to grow the bioeconomy of the future.

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Public Hearings: Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule

EPA will hold public hearings in four locations for the proposed Clean Power Plan the week of July 28, 2014. The hearings will provide interested parties the opportunity to present data, views or arguments concerning the proposed action.

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National Security and Climate Change: What Do We Need to Know?

What do a White House senior advisor, a member of Congress, scientists, military planners, and business people have in common? At a June 4 symposium in Seattle organized by the Jackson Foundation and PNNL, they all agreed that climate change is having an impact on national security that will only increase with time. Thirty-six leaders from federal agencies, state and local government, research organizations, business, and academia participated in the symposium titled “The Intersection of National Security and Climate Change – What do Decision-makers Need to be Prepared?”

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

17th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum

The 17th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO and Policy Forum will bring together more than 50 businesses, sustainable energy industry trade associations, and government agencies to showcase the status and growth patterns of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

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Can DC be 20% cooler?

The Union of Concerned Scientists' (UCS) book, "Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living", shows you the most effective strategies for reducing the global warming emissions from your daily life and helps you to "sweat the right stuff"—make the smartest choices for protecting the climate. The book's co-author, and UCS Senior Climate Scientist, Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel, will talk about how you can lower your global warming emissions by 20 percent this year.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

22nd Annual Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards Dinner

The Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards Dinner has been the preeminent showcase for energy efficiency’s most industrious advocates and innovators since its inception in 1993.

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Friday, October 17, 2014

National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium

National Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Day Odyssey is a biennial, outreach and education event dedicated to promoting the use of AFVs and advanced technology vehicles. Odyssey 2014 will be held on October 17th. View displays of alternative fuel vehicles--which can often cut down on carbon dioxide emissions and be beneficial to the environment--at this fun and free event.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Defense, National Security & Climate Change Symposium

The 4th annual Defense, National Security & Climate Change Symposium will continue the dialogue on the growing efforts of U.S. defense, intelligence and national security communities on assessing and responding to climate change. This year's program will specifically address infrastructure resilience, critical risks in the supply chain and implications of extreme events on American security interests.

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