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Policy Perspectives with Cliff Taffet, General Deputy Asst. Secretary at HUD

This exclusive event series connects Alliance Associate members with key legislators and policymakers in energy efficiency, both inside and outside Washington, D.C., and hosts candid discussions about the future of energy efficiency policy.

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Green Business Roundtable - The Circular Economy

Green Business Roundtable invites all interested in the intersection of business and sustainability to join us for networking, discussion and insight.

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Natural Gas Roundtable with Janice Schneider

The Natural Gas Roundtable will host Janice Schneider, Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management at Interior (DOI), as its featured guest speaker at the Natural Gas Roundtable luncheon on Tuesday, March 31st, where she will discuss the current offshore energy production landscape.

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Measuring the Social Cost of Carbon: The Promise and Pitfalls of Using the SCC to Justify Regulation

The Social Cost of Carbon tool assesses the economic costs of greenhouse gas emissions. A panel of experts will offer a primer on the tool and debate the advantages and shortcomings of relying on it as a factor in agency decision-making.

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Roundtable-Energy Security Worldviews in Asia

The Energy Security Worldviews in Asia Roundtable examines how key actors with an influence on energy decision making in Japan, South Korea, and China view their country's energy vulnerability and security. What strategies are being promoted? How susceptible are these countries' energy policies to being "securitized" toward nationalist preferences over market oriented and international strategies? Where does the center of gravity of thinking on energy security lie?

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The Impact of Cheap Oil Prices

How does the price of oil change what we pay for gas?  What affects both of these things and how are they related Avery Ash, Director, Federal Relations at the American Automobile Association (AAA) will discuss the recent fluctuations in gas prices, expectations for the short term and long term and give some insight into the work AAA does to forecast prices for their members and the public.

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Climate Intervention: Two Reports from the National Academy of Sciences

This study assesses the potential impacts, benefits, and costs of two different proposed classes of climate intervention: (1) carbon dioxide removal and (2) albedo modification (reflecting sunlight). Carbon dioxide removal strategies address a key driver of climate change, but research is needed to fully assess if any of these technologies could be appropriate for large-scale deployment.

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Tomorrow

Reforming Offshore Energy Leasing in the US Arctic

Join Resources for the Future (RFF) and the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment for an RFF First Wednesday Seminar, where leading experts will examine offshore oil and gas leasing reform in the US Arctic. Panelists will explore how these new regulations and strategies meet the need for integrated Arctic management and what work remains to be done to design a regulatory approach that appropriately balances resource development, environmental protection, and community livelihoods.

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How Can the Federal Government Help Prepare Local Communities for Natural Disasters?

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) invites you to a briefing examining the recommendations of the White House State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience.

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Thursday, April 02, 2015

Securing America’s Energy Future

The Washington Post will gather leaders from the energy, defense and technology sectors to discuss and debate innovative solutions for securing the country’s energy resources. This live event will explore threats to national security, including cyber attacks, as well as efforts to mitigate the effects of natural disasters on the energy ecosystem.

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