Events - 6 Jun 17

High Performance Building Week

High Performance Building Week is an annual event sponsored by the High-Performance Buildings Caucus of the U.S. Congress. The Caucus was formed to heighten awareness and inform policymakers about the major impact buildings have on our health, safety and welfare and the opportunities to design, construct and operate high-performance buildings that reflect our concern for these impacts.

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The Future of the Paris Agreement & Global Climate Change Cooperation Without U.S. Leadership

President Donald Trump has announced his intention to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change. His decision makes the United States, the world’s second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, only the third nation to not sign on to 2015’s landmark deal. The move creates uncertainty around not only global climate change cooperation, but also U.S. leadership on the international stage, as countries including China, Russia, and India have signaled their intention to stay the course with their commitments.

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Climate Change and National Interest with Vidar Helgesen, Minister of Climate , Norway

The CSIS Energy and National Security Program is pleased to host The Honorable Vidar Helgesen, Norwegian Minister of Climate and the Environment, for a discussion on Norway’s climate policy, challenges, and opportunities.

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