Upcoming Events

Monday, March 27, 2017

A Century of Wildland Fire Research: Contributions to Long-term Approaches for Wildland Fire Management

Join experts at this workshop to examine and discuss the contributions of the past century of wildland fire research, how this information may be used by managers and decision makers working with wildland fires and communities, and the most pressing research needs for the coming decades.

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2017 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook

For the fifth year in a row, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) have produced the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, which provides the latest industry information and trends from the energy efficiency, natural gas and renewable energy sectors in the United States.

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Identifying Opportunities for Progress on Energy and Climate Policy

On March 27, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution and the Energy Policy Institute at University of Chicago (EPIC) will co-host a forum to explore the best approaches to the challenges in energy today.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Certified B Corporations

Does your mission statement include giving back to the community and helping others? Is social entrepreneurship a key fabric of your business acumen? If you have answered yes, please join us at this informative session on what it means to be a Certified B Corporation in our community and nationwide. DC Net Impact and B Local Mid Atlantic are presenting a panel of experts who will provide an overview of Certified B Corporations and help to answer the question as to whether your organization could benefit from this type of formation. 

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Citizens’ Climate Lobby New Member Meet & Greet

Want to play a role in advocating for national policy on climate change? Join new volunteers from Citizens’ Climate Lobby for food, libations, and to listen to the CCL Introduction Call.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Safe to Swim? Using Law, Policy, and Innovation to Clean Up D.C.’s Rivers

In this program, experts from D.C. government, the environmental movement, and the regulated community will describe ongoing challenges and major efforts underway to finally clean up the Potomac and Anacostia, including work by the city, litigation under the Clean Water Act, and increased use of “green infrastructure.”

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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Citizens’ Climate Lobby DC Chapter Meeting

Want to fight climate change? Join the CCL DC chapter now!

CCL DC spends the first half of the meeting watching the update from CCL National and the second half planning how the DC chapter can move the climate discussion forward.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Bethesda Green Sustainability Series: Composting in Montgomery County, Part 2

Join Bethesda Green for part two of their composting series on April 19th, this time focusing on food waste.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Does Carbon Capture and Storage Help Meet CO2 Reduction Goals?

WCEE’s Lunch & Learn Series and the U.S. Energy Association present

Does Carbon Capture and Storage Help Meet CO2 Reduction Goals?

Perspectives from the Illinois Basin – Decatur Project

Dr. Sallie Greenberg will discuss how carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) can provide the scale necessary to limit increase in global temperature by 2°C and help the US meet its Paris target of reducing GHG by 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2025.

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

People’s Climate March

Join the People’s Climate Movement this April 29th in Washington, D.C. and across the country to stand up for our communities and climate.

Throughout the first 100 days in office, the People’s Climate Movement is organizing a country-wide arc of action, culminating on April 29th in Washington DC in a powerful mobilization to unite all of our movements. To change everything, we need everyone.

On April 29th, we will march for our families. We will march for our air, our water, and our land. We will march for clean energy jobs and climate justice. We will march for our communities and the people we love.

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