Friday, May 10, 2019
The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) recently launched its 2019 Climate and Energy Leadership Awards! These awards recognize organizations in our region that are undertaking innovative climate stewardship projects. Here are three ways that you can get involved:
- Apply for an award;
- Nominate a school or NGO in your community; and
- Help get the word out by sharing this information with your colleagues and friends!
Please visit our website for more information.More Details
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Please join the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) as we release the results of a year-long collaboration with leading companies examining alternative pathways for decarbonizing the U.S. economy.More Details
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
We will host a panel covering technologies and advancements in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels, capture and sequestration of carbon dioxide and producing useful products from carbon dioxide waste streams.More Details
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Join the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition to learn about Prince George’s County’s successful use of propane in its fleet vehicles.More Details
Join the Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment and the Energy Bar Young Lawyers Committee for a joint Happy Hour.
All are welcome!
Friday, May 31, 2019
Please join the Carbon Utilization Research Council (CURC), the Global CCS Institute, and the Carbon Capture Coalition for Carbon Lunches – A Carbon Capture 101 Briefings Series.More Details
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Join solar energy enthusiasts from across D.C. for the 6th annual D.C. Solar Congress, a free public conference on all things solar, hosted by our partner organization, Solar United Neighbors of D.C. Whether you are a long-time supporter of solar energy, completely new to solar, or somewhere in between – this event is for you!
2019 DC Solar Congress
Saturday June 1, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center
2730 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Washington, DC 20032
The D.C. Solar Congress is a free public conference that brings together solar supporters from across the District to learn and discuss the current solar landscape and future for solar energy in D.C. The day will include a series of presentations about solar technology and policy topics as well as ways to get involved with helping to grow solar in D.C. Presentation topics will include: solar 101 information session, DC’s Solar for All program, electric vehicles, de-mystifying solar, emerging D.C. solar policy initiatives, and much more! The event will conclude with a participatory open forum discussion for all attendees to discuss priorities and opportunities that solar supporters in D.C. should focus on in the coming year.
This event is FREE and open to the public – everyone is welcome to attend. This event is free and open to the public – everyone is welcome to attend! Breakfast and lunch will be provided for all attendees.
Learn more and RSVP for the D.C. Solar Congress at www.solarunitedneighbors.org/DCSolarCongress.
We hope you will consider attending this exciting event!More Details
Monday, June 3, 2019
Andrew Wheeler, who was sworn-in as the fifteenth Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) earlier this year, will deliver an address at a National Press Club Headliners luncheon. Prior to his confirmation by the U.S. Senate on February 28, 2019, Wheeler served as Acting Administrator of the EPA, a position he had held since July 2018, upon the resignation of former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. He was previously confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the Deputy Administrator of the EPA in April 2018.More Details
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Across the world, the conversation is changing from whether we will act to how we will act. Prepare yourself for this phase and learn directly from the experts.More Details
Thursday, June 6, 2019
On June 6th, 2019, the USGBC-NCR will host the 4th annual Women in Green Power Breakfast. This signature breakfast celebrates women in the local green building community through engaging and enlightening conversation. During this event, an inspirational, multi-generational panel of female leaders will, through facilitated networking and a panel discussion, share their insights focusing onthe topics of: Speaking up; authenticity, diversity, solidarity, and building leadership. The three topics introduced by the panel will be incorporated into a series of three smaller workshop style events exploring the topics in more depth throughout 2019. Please join us and be part of the wonderful opportunities we as women have to speak clearly for one another and strengthen connections among us as we forge intention into action.
- Rachel Gutter, President, International WELL Being Institute (moderator),
- Katherine Hammack, Executive Director at EY
- Leigh Stringer, Managing Principal, DC Office @ EYP, Founder @ WomanUp
- Julia Craighill, Founder, Ensight Consulting
Limited sponsorship opportunities are available for this event and tables of 8 can be purchased for $325. Please contact Mark Bryan for information.
Please note: Ticket refunds can be issued up to two weeks before this event, but a 20% service fee will be withheld. Tickets cannot be refunded less than two weeks before the event.
Thank you to our Sponsors for supporting this wonderful event!More Details