Events - 25 Feb 19

EESI Briefing: How Climate Change Affects the United States: Exploring the NCA and IPCC Reports

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI), Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), and National Wildlife Federation (NWF) invite you to a briefing on the latest climate change findings, as reported by leading scientists in the 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Special Report.

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Scaling Energy Access to Reach Nigeria’s Disenfranchised Population

Decentralized clean energy systems will play a major role in closing Nigeria’s energy access gap due to grid limitations. A large proportion of Nigeria’s 117 million people either are unconnected to the national grid or frustrated by intermittent power. Currently, highly polluting gasoline or diesel generators maximize cost, lung diseases, and environmental degradation. The national grid failure, however, creates enormous opportunities for distributed energy services companies to connect businesses, institutions, and households to standalone solar systems and mini-grids as captive power solutions.

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