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This Week on the GreenScene

Advanced Biofuels Leadership Summit 2014

April 21 - April 23 | 7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
Sponsors: Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference

Attend the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Summit, a major event for Advanced Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals CEOs and senior executives, strategic partners, financiers, equity analysts, policymakers and industry suppliers.   

ABLC is a major event for Advanced Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals CEOs and senior executives, strategic partners, financiers, equity analysts, policymakers and industry suppliers — and includes the 3rd annual Renewable Chemicals and Biomaterials Summit.
 

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Navigating the Oil Frontier: The Implications of the Tight Oil Boom on Arctic and Ultra-Deepwater Oil Development

April 21 | 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Washington Court Hotel
Sponsors: Bipartisan Policy Center

The Bipartisan Policy Center is holding the final session in the New Geopolitics of Petroleum and Natural Gas series on next Monday morning at the Washington Court Hotel. 

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USEA Forum to Feature Norwegian CO2 Tech Center

April 21 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Executive Conference Room United States Energy Association
Sponsors: U.S. Energy Association

U.S. Energy Association will host a forum on Monday, April 21, to discuss the world’s largest CO2 technology test center in Norway.

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International Geothermal Showcase

April 22 | 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Sponsors: Geothermal Energy Association

The Geothermal Energy Association will hold its International Geothermal Showcase on April 22nd at the Ronald Reagan Building. The Showcase will bring together the key government and industry leaders who will be making decisions about building thousands of new megawatts of geothermal power around the world. has currently confirmed attendance from government and industry leaders representing 20 countries.

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Flowers for Phones

April 22 - April 23 | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Farrugut Square and Duke Ellington Park
Sponsors: Golden Triangle BID

The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District (BID) is a private nonprofit organization that works to provide a clean, safe and welcoming business community for area workers and visitors and will host a “Flowers for Phones” event to encourage neighbors to recycle cell phones in exchange for a free potted flower.

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Clean Energy Finance Through the Bond Market

April 22 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Online Webinar
Sponsors: Brookings Institution, Clean Energy Group, Council of Development Finance Agencies

The Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings, Clean Energy Group and the Council of Development Finance Agencies will hold a webinar to discuss their newly released paper on bond financing for clean energy projects.

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Making Every Day Earth Day: How Better Recycling Can Minimize Waste and Boost the Economy

April 22 | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building
Sponsors: Environmental and Energy Study Institute

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) will host an Earth Day briefing about recycling at the local level, with an emphasis on four types of recycling: curbside, compost/organics, building deconstruction/reuse, and electronic waste. Members of the panel will discuss the environmental and economic benefits of recycling and ways in which to increase recycling in our homes, businesses, and communities.

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2014 USEA Annual Membership Meeting & Public Policy Forum

April 23 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: National Press Club
Sponsors: United States Energy Association

The USEA will hold its 91st  Annual Membership Meeting and Public Policy Forum on Wednesday April 23rd starting at 11:00 a.m. at The National Press Club.  Speakers will include DOE Secretary Moniz, FERC Commissioner Phil Moeller, NRC  Chair Allison Macfarlane, NARUC's Colette Honorable and Exelon Exec Bill Von Hoene.

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Implementing Sustainable Business Practices

April 23 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Pepco Holdings, Inc
Sponsors: Women's Council on Energy and Environment

The Women's Council on Energy and the Environment will host a brown-bag luncheon series. Learn how to implement sustainable business practices when you're not in charge! Lear how to create change in your organization despite your title or position. 

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Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars: Increasing Resilience to Climate Change Forum

April 23 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Sponsors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will hold a forum on Wednesday, April 23rd at 3:00 p.m. on increasing resilience to climate change. 

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EcoWomen 10th Anniversary Gala

April 24 | 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location: Josephine Butler Parks Center
Sponsors: DC EcoWomen

EcoWomen is celebrating its 10 year anniversary on Thursday April 24, 2014 at the 10th Anniversary Gala. This co-ed, cocktail attire event will feature an amazing keynote speaker, a silent auction, DJ, photo booth, food, unlimited wine, beer, and a signature cocktail.

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DC Sustainable Energy Utility: POWER LUNCH

April 25 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Half Street Fairgrounds (The Bullpen)
Sponsors: DC Sustainable Energy Utility

The DCSEU, WMATA, District Department of the Environment (DDOE), District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Sustainable DC, Capital Bikeshare, Zipcar, and many others will host the city’s most energizing lunch break.

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This Week on the GreenScene

National Hydropower Association Annual Conference

April 28 - April 30
Location: Capital Hilton Hotel
Sponsors: National Hydropower Association

The National Hydropower Association will hold its annual conference in Washington, DC on April 28th through 30th at the Capital Hilton. The event provides a forum for industry, legislative and regulatory agency staff to exchange knowledge and expertise pertinent to the hydroelectric industry.

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Climate Solutions: The Role of Nuclear Power

April 28 | 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: National Press Club
Sponsors: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) will release a new brief examining this emerging dilemma and hosts a discussion with government, industry, and policy leaders.

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American Perspectives on Energy Efficiency

April 30 | 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: National Press Club
Sponsors: OurEnergyPolicy.org

OurEnergyPolicy.org and The University of Texas at Austin are hosting a conversation about energy efficiency at the National Press Club. A panel of thought-leaders will provide insight into energy efficiency policy issues and explore the results of two recent surveys that reveal Americans’ and energy professionals’ perspectives on energy efficiency.

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Politics of Energy Dependency: Ukraine, Belarus, and Lithuania

May 2 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Greenberg Traurig LLP
Sponsors: Women's Council on Energy and Environment

The WCEE Brown-bag Luncheon Series will hold a forum on Friday, May 2nd at Noon on the politics of energy dependency, with specific focus on Ukraine, Belarus, and Lithuania. The event will feature Margarita M. Balmaceda, Professor of diplomacy and international relations at Seton Hall.

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