Events - 21 Mar 19

Climate Leadership Conference and Awards

This event gathers forward-thinking leaders from business, government, academia, and the non-profit community to explore energy and climate solutions, introduce new opportunities, and provide support to leaders taking action on climate change.

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Film Screening of “Thirst For Power” for the Environmental Film Festival

The Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum and the Environmental Change and Security Program are excited to host a film screening for the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (March 14-24). This year we are screening a new documentary, Thirst for Power, on March 21 that takes a deep dive into water-energy confrontations facing our planet.

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It’s Getting Hot in Here: Understanding and Addressing the Risks of Heat on Human Health

The March Adaptation Community Meeting will focus on global efforts to better understand and respond to increasingly frequent and severe heat waves and their impacts on human health.

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Understanding & Addressing the Risks of Heat on Human Health

The March Adaptation Community Meeting will focus on global efforts to better understand and respond to increasingly frequent and severe heat waves and their impacts on human health. The event will include a summary of USAID’s work to capture knowledge about heat waves and heath and efforts to address this challenge.

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Business Intelligence Solutions for Improved Energy Management & Resilience

Alok Kumar serves as Director of Energy Services at NIKA. Known as a thought leader in the industry, he specializes in the execution of complex engineering projects, including ground source heat pumps, combined heat and power, and renewable energy systems. Alok’s professional activities focus on implementation of economic policies on various sustainability projects involving microgrids, utility rate analysis, Net Zero, biomass and energy demand dynamics. His clients include the U.S. military, the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), and other government agencies.

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Green Attitude Gala

The Green Attitude Gala is a fundraiser to recognize and support the work of the Anne Fontaine Foundation, which aims to raise awareness about environmental issues through eco-friendly art and fashion, having as a primary goal the reforestation and protection of the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest.

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