Events - 14 Feb 19

Senate Energy Committee Hearing on Cybersecurity

The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will hold a hearing to consider the status and outlook for cybersecurity efforts in the energy industry.

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CO Emissions on the Rise: Leading Causes, Practical Solutions

Please join the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment for a panel discussion on the recent evidence showing that carbon dioxide emissions are surging after a period of slowed growth.

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Designing Sustainable Cities – What About the People?

Robin King and Cathy Baldwin explore the relationship between urban built environments and pro-community behaviors and psychological responses, which include positive acts and states of mind that are beneficial to communities and their residents.

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Climate Change – Examining the Science, Technology & Policy Options

The early days of the 116th Congress present an opportunity for fresh conversations around energy and climate policymaking at the federal level. Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, and Resources for the Future are joining together to provide Congressional offices with updates on the latest climate science and policy research.

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Climate Change & the Voiceless

The Environmental and Energy Law Program at GW is bringing Professor Randall S. Abate from Monmouth University to discuss his book, Climate Change and the Voiceless: Protecting Future Generations, Wildlife, and Natural Resources. This presentation first identifies the common vulnerabilities of the voiceless in the Anthropocene era. It then proposes how the law can evolve to protect their interests more effectively through a stewardship-focused and rights-based system derived from the mandate inherent in the concept of sustainable development.

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