Events - 19 Jul 17

An Update on the Renewable Fuel Standard

The CSIS Energy & National Security Program is pleased to host a discussion the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard – its current status, prospects for reform and factors relating to EPA decision making, Congressional oversight, and implications for trade and the market. EPA has indicated that it will lower the overall mandated volume for biofuels for 2018, the first ever reduction.

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Clean Innovation – Why It Makes Business Sense

Please join Microsoft and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) for a conversation on Clean Innovation: Why it Makes Business Sense. The discussion will bring together stakeholders from industry, government and civil society to discuss the business drivers for innovation in clean energy and low-carbon technologies across a broad range of industries.

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Full House Science Committee Hearing on Energy Innovation

The full House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology will convene a hearing entitled “Energy Innovation: Letting Technology Lead.”

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House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Hearing on Energy Innovation

The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee holds a hearing on “Energy Innovation: Letting Technology Lead.”

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Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Hearing on Wildlife

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee holds a hearing on S. 1514 (115), the “Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Preservation (HELP) for Wildlife Act,” to amend certain acts, to reauthorize those acts and to increase protections for wildlife.

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House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Hearing on Water Resources

Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee hearing on “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Implementation of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 and the Water Resources Development Act of 2016.”

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Revisiting Russia Sanctions & Impacts on the Energy Sector

Please join the Global Energy Center for a conversation about the recently Senate-passed legislation on Russia sanctions. The ongoing discussions in Congress provide an opportunity to take stock of existing sanctions policy, discussed the proposed legislative changes, and assess the current and future impact of sanctions on Russia’s energy sector.

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WCEE’s July Happy Hour

The Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment will host its monthly happy hour. All are welcome!

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