Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Climate Change Adaptation & Population Dynamics in Latin America & the Caribbean – Key Issues for Policy Makers

The Wilson Center will host top experts and policymakers from Latin America for a discussion on climate adaptation and population dynamics in the region, in order to encourage the development of new policy and programmatic tools that help countries of the region meet the financial, organizational, and political challenges that climate change presents.

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Hearing: Iran Nuclear Agreement: The Administration’s Case

The House  Committee on Foreign Affairs will hold a hearing on the Iran nuclear agreement on July 28, 2015.

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Hearing: Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban

The Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs will meet in Open Session to conduct a hearing entitled “Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban” on Tuesday, July 28.

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Join National Journal & Chairman Upton [R-MI]

Join National Journal LIVE and Fawn Johnson, National Journal’s domestic policy reporter for an in-depth conversation with Representative Fred Upton, (R-MI), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee.

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2015 Sulfur Emissions Limits for Vessels Operating in U.S. Waters

The Environmental Law Institute will host an expert panel for an in-depth discussion on the implications of new sulfur emissions limits enacted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The new rule is meant to limit air pollution in order to prevent smog and other air conditions that impact public health. Vessels that violate these new requirements will be exposed to a number of corporate and individual liabilities. ELI will attempt to decipher the complicated language that composes the law so boat owners and other businesses are better prepared.

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YPE DC Summer Happy Hour

Join Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) DC for our Summer Happy Hour and come meet our new board members at Hawk n Dove on Tuesday, July 28th, from 6pm – 8pm!

Board bios are available at: www.ypenergy.org/washington-dc 

This is a great opportunity to connect with like minded young professionals from across the energy sector for networking, career development, and to learn from each other’s experiences.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Empowering America – How Energy Abundance Can Strengthen U.S. Global Leadership

join Senator Lisa Murkowski, Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Senator Mark Warner as they launch the task force report: Empowering America: How Energy Abundance Can Strengthen US Global Leadership.

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Innovative Clean Energy Strategies of Rural Electric Cooperatives

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) will host a briefing featuring rural electric cooperatives which are taking significant action on energy efficiency and renewable energy. This briefing will feature leaders from distribution co-ops and generation and transmission (G&T) co-ops discussing their clean energy innovations, including community solar programs, demand response initiatives, energy efficiency financing, and more. The speakers will describe the impacts and challenges of each strategy, and why these strategies work for their members.

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Webinar on “Industrial Energy Efficiency & the CPP – Tools for States”

EPA has signaled that states can look to industrial efficiency as one way to meet their emission targets under the Clean Power Plan. This webinar will profile a number of tools that states can use to help manufacturers increase their industrial energy efficiency. This in turn will make them more competitive, enhance electric reliability, and reduce emissions. To do so, however, states will have to think “outside the box” and develop compliance plans that take advantage of this opportunity.

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Organic Farm Tour – Rodale Institute

Join GoodSoil Events on Saturday, August 1st for an all-day organic farm tour of Rodale Institute. A group of us will leave from DuPont Circle Metro on a shuttle and will road trip to Rodale, located in Pennsylvania.

GoodSoil Events is a developing social enterprise that celebrates sustainable agriculture, advocates for healthy soil, and raises awareness through food-focused experiences.

The cost is $100 per person and must be purchased in advance. The ticket price includes:

  • Roundtrip transportation from Washington, D.C. to Rodale Institute on a shuttle
  • Travel pack of goodies for the road
  • Networking with awesome individuals who share similar passions
  • Presentation at Rodale about their organic farming and soil practices
  • Tour of Rodale Institute
  • Vegetarian lunch (vegan meals can be accommodated, along with gluten-intolerant options)
  • Freedom to roam the farm on your own and make purchases at their on-site store
  • Bragging rights that you visited one the BEST farms in the region!
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