Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Improving Urban Soils with Biosolids

Urban soils are typically very poor– lacking in nutrients, organic matter, microbial activity and good soil structure. Biosolids are the nutrient-rich materials recovered during the treatment of waste water that are carefully processed to make a soil amendment that helps address these shortcomings and build great soils for growing plants. Biosolids have been used for decades throughout the District and surrounding areas in tree plantings, soil remediation, green infrastructure, urban gardens and residential yards. Come learn more about DC Water’s biosolids program and how you can be involved in the movement for better soils.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016


The international webinar—“Cascading of woody biomass definitions, policies, and effects on international trade”—will be presented by Olle Olsson, Research Fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute, and Lena Bruce, a business developer at Swedish forest company Sveaskog. IEA is an autonomous international organization that studies energy issues related to reliability, affordability, and sustainability. The webinar will discuss recent research published on the cascading of woody biomass, or the prioritization of woody biomass usage, and will help inform debate around its implementation and policies.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Networking: Breaking the Ice

John Easton, Principal at Easton Global Energy Join will lead a discussion on networking basics. He will provide insights on how to successfully network in face-to-face situations.

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Saturday, September 10, 2016

Green Apple Day of Service: 9/11 Garden Maintenance at Leckie Elementary

The USGBC National Capital Region Green Schools Committee is partnering with Leckie Elementary School to provide maintenance to their 9/11 Memorial Garden.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Networking Event for Environmental Professionals

The Environmental Law Institute invites you to attend a NEW happy hour hosted at Mission, a restaurant and bar in Dupont Circle. Light appetizers provided! Happy hour deals available!

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Please join us as our panelists share their experiences and insights into corporate sustainability trends.

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Roundtable Book Discussion on Global Sustainable Development

Join the Center for Strategic & International Studies for a public roundtable to discuss Dr. Stephen Macekura’s book, Of Limits and Growth: The Rise of Global Sustainable Development in the Twentieth Century, as well as his career leading up to this publication.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wind Energy 101

How to Maximize Wind Project Value, from Project Finance to Operations and Maintenance

This webinar series will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of utility-scale wind power in the U.S. Learn the basics of the wind energy industry – a perfect primer for anyone new to the wind energy industry or considering a career in wind!

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016


The 16th U.S. – China Oil & Gas Industry Forum will be held September 27 – 29, 2016 in Tysons Corner, Virginia, USA. The U.S. – China Oil & Gas Industry Forum (OGIF) is a public-private partnership involving government and industry representatives from the United States and China. The Forum enables the two countries to meet common goals, including development of secure, reliable and economic sources of oil and natural gas, while facilitating investment in the energy industry.

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

The Clean Power Plan Goes to Court

Join the Bipartisan Policy Center on October 4 for a panel discussion inviting legal experts to unpack the arguments presented to the circuit court and to read the tea leaves on the judges’ questions and reactions.

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