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What If the Water Can’t be Stopped? Tribal Resilience Plans in an Age of Sea Level Rise

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) invites you to a briefing during Earth Week examining the impacts of sea level rise and oil and gas extraction on Native American communities.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Energy Engagement Series - Anchor Based Approaches to Minigrid development

Anchor based approaches to developing minigrids are just one of multiple ways to increases the chances that a mingrid will be sustainable. But it adds a layer of complexity to managing the development of the project. Managing the relationship with the firm, ensuring that regulatory bodies will support the arrangement, and overcoming potential concern from investors regarding anchor relationships are all potential subjects for discussion.

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Perspectives on Climate Policies & Economic Growth in Germany & the U.S.

Join the World Resources Institute for an engaging conversation with Jochen Flasbarth, State Secretary of the German Ministry for the Environment and Jonathan Pershing, a Principal Deputy Director at the US Department of Energy, who will reflect on the economic impacts of climate action, ways each country is overcoming challenges, and how the United States and Germany can further reform their electricity markets and other sectors to reach and exceed long-term renewables and climate targets.

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WIRES University: Electric Transmission - The Survey Course

This year's WIRES University provides an understanding of the basic operational facts about the high-voltage grid (including a basic understanding of how it is regulated and by whom), the technologies that animate it, and the major policies and economic realities that drive it.

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What's Next for International Climate Policy?

With the Kyoto Protocol’s end in 2012, the international community is working to find another approach to global climate change and the implications of a changing environment. This year, the UN Council on Climate Change will meet in Paris to discuss the next steps towards developing an international policy that will seek to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and to limit the rise in global temperatures to two degrees Celsius. How will the United States approach the conference? Will China and France work together with the United States to set precedence for other nations? Will this convention provide opportunities for progress towards a greener and healthier environment both domestically and abroad?

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

2015 ACORE Renewable Energy Policy Forum

Join the renewable energy industry as it mobilizes key policymakers and federal and state stakeholders to deliberate, develop and advance the critical near and long-term policy priorities that will motivate the President in his last two years in office, the new Congress, state leaders, and the emerging slate of 2016 Presidential candidates.

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Our Energy Solutions: Do we need a National Energy Strategy or is grassroots and local action the key?

Ecologic Institute is celebrating its 7th anniversary, and it will present a roundtable discussion on  "Our Energy Solutions: Do we need a National Energy Strategy or is grassroots and local action the key?" to salute its Birthday on Earth Day.

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Friday, April 24, 2015

Growing a City to Meet Current and Future Needs: What Led to the Urban Resilience Movement

This is the first webinar in the "Along the Urban Path" four-part webinar series, a collaborative effort between Arizona State University and The Security and Sustainability Forum.

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Monday, April 27, 2015

2015 National Hydropower Association Annual Conference

The National Hydropower Association Annual Conference focuses on bringing together industry leaders, state and federal regulatory officials and key legislative staff to discuss technology, policy and future development options for the hydropower industry.

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International Marine Renewable Energy Conference (IMREC)

The International Marine Renewable Energy Conference (IMREC) offers researchers, technology developers, policy makers, NGOs, and industry representatives the opportunity to discuss financing instruments, best management practices, and global regulatory developments regarding marine renewable energy.

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