Events - 12 Feb 19

DMV Net-Zero Energy Coalition Kick-Off

This will be an interactive event with the goal of creating a grassoots regional peer-exchange network that promotes and builds capacity for net-zero energy buildings and technologies throughout the greater Washington region. We will develop a vision for education, technical assistance, building capacity, standardization, and regional awareness.

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House Appropriations Committee Hearing on DOE’s Weatherization Program

The House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies will conduct an oversight hearing entitled “Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program.”

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House Energy Committee Hearing on Energy Efficiency Standards

The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy will hold a hearing entitled, “Wasted Energy: DOE’s Inaction on Efficiency Standards and Its Impact on Consumers and the Climate.”

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House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Climate Change

The House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold an oversight hearing on “Climate Change: Preparing for the Energy Transition.”

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House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Tribal Communities & Climate Change

The House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States will hold a hearing entitled “The Impacts of Climate Change on Tribal Communities.”

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Progress Reports on China’s Environment and Climate

At this year’s reception, the International Fund for China’s Environment is honored to invite guest speakers who will provide updated reports on environment and climate in China, also IFCE brought many networking, intern and full-time job opportunities including, World Bank project manager, representatives from DC Non-profit organizations, embassy and Earthday Network.

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Delivering Sustainability Across Latin America: Can Corporations Fill the Gap?

Please join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center and the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center on Tuesday, February 12 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with a reception beginning at 5:30 p.m., for a discussion on corporate sustainability in Latin America featuring prizewinning author and Yale Professor Daniel C. Esty.

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Green Drinks DC Grad School Soirée!

For the past two years we at Green Drinks DC have been dreaming of hosting an event that connects all the graduate students in the DMV area who care about the environment.

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