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Weatherization Day 2014

DDOE will host a Weatherization Day to give demonstrations and valuable tips on how to save energy and money in the winter.

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The Economic and Climate Implications of Methane Emissions from the Oil & Gas Sector

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute will host a briefing examining methane emissions from the oil and gas sector.

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Saturday, November 01, 2014

University of the District of Columbia Green Campus Tour

This walking tour will highlight campus sustainability initiatives aimed at making UDC a national leader in urban sustainability.

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Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Energy Efficiency in EPA's Clean Power Plan: Using Building Block #4 to Set and Meet Emissions Goals

As states consider their response to EPA’s proposal and their options for compliance, they need to understand the basis for building block #4, the implications of using energy efficiency policies and programs for compliance, and how to evaluate the energy savings resulting from these programs. This webinar, co-hosted by Resources for the Future (RFF) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), will address these aspects of the opportunities and challenges for energy efficiency under EPA’s Clean Power Plan.

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Removing Carbon from the Atmosphere - What the Emergence of "Carbon Negative" Strategies Means for Industry & Government

This workshop will explore the different approaches to removing carbon from the atmosphere (including bio-CCS, Direct Air Capture, biochar, and others), and will discuss the political opportunities and challenges presented by these different carbon removal approaches. The workshop will also discuss the overlap between carbon removal technologies and other energy-generation options, and how the two fields could benefit from a shared R&D agenda.

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DOE Webinar: Finding the Next Big Thing(s) in Building Energy Efficiency - HIT Catalyst & the Technology Demo Program

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "Finding the Next Big Thing(s) in Building Energy Efficiency: HIT Catalyst and the Technology Demo Program." Learn how the Energy Department prioritizes high impact technologies (HITs) to advance energy efficiency. Hear from a Better Buildings program participant who is working with Energy Department staff to test promising technologies in buildings. Learn what they are finding and how you can get involved.

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Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Making Nature Useless? Global Resource Trends, Innovation, and Implications for Conservation

Resources for the Future (RFF) will host its November First Wednesday Semiar on current trends that may have major implications for natural resource consumption and conservation. A panel of experts will discuss the innovations that allow humankind to actually produce more from natural resources, while consuming less.

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Thursday, November 06, 2014

Smart Grid, Electric Power Regulation & Legal Issues (1st Annual VLS Alumni in Energy Symposium)

The Vermont Law School (VLS) Institute for Energy and the Environment, VLS Alumni in Energy, and the Environmental Law Institute are co-sponsoring the Vermont Law School's first annual Alumni in Energy Symposium. The event will contain three interactive, facilitated programs.

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Film Screening of "Extreme Realities - Severe Weather, Climate Change & Our National Security"

Over the past year, the defense and intelligence communities have issued a slew of reports making it clear that climate change is here and having real impacts on national security. In a new documentary narrated by Matt Damon, "Extreme Realities: Severe Weather, Climate Change, and Our National Security," producers Marilyn and Hal Weiner talk with experts like former CIA Director James Woolsey about climate change, how it could impact national security, and what policymakers can do about it. The Wilson Center will host a screening followed by a panel discussion featuring Marilyn and Hal Weiner alongside Ghassem Asrar of the World Climate Research Program, Sherri Goodman of CNA, and Paul O’Brien of Oxfam America.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Defense, National Security & Climate Change Symposium

The 4th annual Defense, National Security & Climate Change Symposium will continue the dialogue on the growing efforts of U.S. defense, intelligence and national security communities on assessing and responding to climate change. This year's program will specifically address infrastructure resilience, critical risks in the supply chain and implications of extreme events on American security interests.

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