Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

9th Annual TIDES Technology Demonstration

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.

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

USEA 8th Annual Energy Supply Forum

USEA will hold its 8th Annual Energy Supply Forum, which will highlight a range of policy and technological developments affecting U.S. energy supplies. The forum will conclude the two-day event in which USEA will partner with the World Energy Council.

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Urban Sustainability

Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability will explore how planning for and expanding green infrastructure – parks, open space, street trees, planting by homeowners, green roofs – can help communities address and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Clean Power Plan Final Rule: Path to a Low-Carbon Future or EPA Overreach Destined for the Dustbin?

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.

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IEA’s Energy Efficiency Market Report 2015

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.

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Monthly Networking Event for Environmental Professionals

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.

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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Mappy Hour

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.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

DC EcoWomen EcoHour

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.

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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.

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Friday, October 30, 2015

Preparing for Paris: What to Expect from the U.N.’s 2015 Climate Change Conference

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.

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