Events - 21 Sep 17

Prospects for Advanced Nuclear

The Global America Business Institute (GABI) is pleased to invite you to a workshop on “Prospects for Advanced Nuclear – Analyses on Cost and Risk Factors for Commercial Deployment.”

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Prospects for Advanced Nuclear: Analyses on Cost and Risk Factors for Commercial Deployment

The Global America Business Institute (GABI) seeks to advance awareness and proficiency in global affairs, with a focus on energy and energy policy issues. On September 21st, GABI is hosting a special workshop on the prospects for advanced nuclear technologies.

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Climate Change and Health in Mozambique – Impacts and Responses

Remarkable progress is being made across Sub-Saharan Africa on public health. Child mortality, rates of stunting, and incidence of diseases such as malaria and meningitis are dropping. But these gains may be lost as changes in climate and weather promote disease outbreaks and greater food insecurity. Owing to its location, demographics, and geography, Mozambique is particularly vulnerable to negative outcomes on health resulting from changes in climate. Malaria is already widespread and poor water supply and sanitation infrastructure lead to frequent contamination of water resources during floods.

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Joe A. Callaway Award for Civic Courage Ceremony & Reception

The Joe A. Callaway Award for Civic Courage was established by Mr. Callaway in 1990. The Award recognizes individuals in any area of endeavor who, with integrity and at some personal risk, take a public stance to advance truth and justice, and who challenged prevailing conditions in pursuit of the common good. Toward this end, Mr. Callaway endowed The Shafeek Nader Trust for the Community Interest with a special fund to administer this annual award honoring citizens for their civic courage.

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Greater Arlington Solar Co-op Information Session

Live in or around Arlington and want to go solar? Now’s your chance! Neighbors across the greater Arlington area (including Alexandria and Fairfax County) have formed a co-op with the help of VA SUN to make it easier to save money on the purchase of solar panels, while building a community of local solar supporters. Join us for an information session at Francis Scott Key Elementary School to learn about solar energy, as well as how the Greater Arlington Solar Co-op simplifies the process of going solar while providing a discount through its bulk purchasing power.

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