Events - 28 Mar 19

Security Investments for Energy Infrastructure

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Department of Energy (DOE) will co-host a technical conference on Security Investments for Energy Infrastructure, to provide a forum to discuss security practices to protect energy infrastructure.

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Putting a Price on Carbon, with Sen. Van Hollen and Rep. Beyer

RFF is pleased to host two prominent lawmakers who have—in their words—a “simple, fair, and effective plan” to address climate change. We invite you to join us for Resources For the Future Live’s “Putting a Price on Carbon,” where we’ll speak to Sen. Chris Van Hollen and Rep. Don Beyer about their proposals for carbon dividends legislation, as well as the opportunities and challenges facing carbon pricing legislation in 2019 and beyond.

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Energy Connectors Speaker Series – Dr. Karl Hausker & Candice Castaneda

Please join the newly formed “Energy Connecters” alumni club with their inaugural speaker series. The club will be hosting Dr. Karl Hausker, Senior Fellow with the World Resource Institute’s (WRI) Climate Program and Candice Castaneda, Counsel, with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation.

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House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Reclaiming Coal Mine Land

The House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold a legislative hearing titled, “Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation: Innovative Approaches and Economic Development Opportunities,” including the following bill, and other related measures:

H.R. 315 (Rep. LaHood), To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to authorize partnerships between States and nongovernmental entities for the purpose of reclaiming and restoring land and water resources adversely affected by coal mining activities before August 3, 1977, and for other purposes. “Community Reclamation Partnerships Act”

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Senate Energy Committee Hearing on DOI Nominee David Bernhardt

The full Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources will convene a hearing to consider the nomination of Mr. David Bernhardt of Virginia to be Secretary of the Interior.

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Achieving Energy & Climate Goals – The Role of Carbon Capture

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. The briefings will provide an introduction to Carbon Capture, Use, and Storage, and how this suite of technologies can deliver steep emissions reductions alongside other clean and renewable sources of energy in the transition to a zero-carbon economy, while supporting clean energy production and creating high-wage energy, industrial, and manufacturing jobs.

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Carbon Lunches: A Carbon Capture 101 Briefing Series

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.

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Briefing: Climate Change in the American Mind

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) invites you to a briefing discussing Americans’ evolving perceptions of climate change.

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Green Drinks DC Happy Hour with 730DC

Green Drinks DC is hosting an epic spring happy hour with 730DC!

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Addressing Climate Change with Science-Based Energy Solutions

To address this crisis, our scientists’ work must inform pragmatic, effective policies that will create effective incentives for utilities and consumers to shift away from dependence on fossil fuels and embrace a new energy future. These are enormous challenges that will require us to work together on an international scale and quickly pursue effective scientific energy solutions that will address the global climate crisis—while we still can.

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Prince George’s County Solar Co-op Information Session

This information session is open to residents in Prince George’s County. Neighbors across Prince George’s County can join our Prince George’s Solar Co-op. Co-op participants work with the help of Solar United Neighbors to make it easier to save money on the purchase of solar panels, while building a community of local solar supporters. Join us for a free information session to learn about solar energy, as well as how the co-op simplifies the process of going solar while providing a discount through its bulk purchasing power.

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