Events - 8 Apr 19

House Science Committee World Oceans Month Events

On June 4, please join us for a screening of the award-winning Netflix documentary Chasing Coral, followed by a Q&A with Dr. James Porter of the University of Georgia, a Scientific Advisor to the documentary. On June 6, please join us for an Ocean Exploration Expo to showcase breakthrough ocean technology, including footage from ocean exploration missions and other hands-on experiences from the start-ups, researchers, philanthropists, and government agencies at the front lines of modern ocean exploration.

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Energy & Economics in Central Asia

Please join CERES for an international, all-day conference entitled, “Energy and Economics in Central Asia”.

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Plug-In Electric Vehicle Ride-Sharing Workshop

The Ride-Share Workshop covers the exciting topics such as improving the charging infrastructure in the DC metro area, and our special guests will include: Maven, Uber, Via, Lyft, and Nissan representatives.

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Thinking about the Impacts of the Xe Pian Xe Namnoy Hydropower Dam in Southern Laos

In this presentation, drawing on the example of the Xe Pian Xe Namnoy Dam, Ian G. Baird, (Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison) considers the nature of catastrophic disasters as compared to the more protracted environmental and social impacts caused by dams in the Mekong River Basin.

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Water-Energy Nexus – How Water Stress Impacts Thermal & Hydro Electricity Generation

Please join Johns Hopkins SAIS Energy Practicum Team for Fluence’s presentation of Water-Energy Nexus: How water stress impacts thermal and hydro electricity generation. Practicum students have partnered with Fluence to analyze how water stress impacts thermal and hydro electricity generation.

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Reenergizing Climate Action on Capitol Hill

Join World Resources Institute for a dynamic dialogue on how to advance policies in the United States that respond to the scale of the climate challenge. Axios reporter Amy Harder will moderate a keynote conversation with Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL), who leads the newly created House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. This will be followed by an interview with former Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), co-founder of the Climate Solutions Caucus, and a panel of energy and climate experts that will dive deeper on what Congress can do in the near-term to shift the U.S. electricity system toward cleaner sources of power.

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