Events - 25 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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Ambitions Beyond Growth – Sustainable Development Goals in Asia & the UN

How can investments from the public and public sectors help provide universal health coverage, quality education, and good infrastructure while staying on track to limit climate change? Join us for a discussion on the challenges of investing in the Asia-Pacific to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, and how governments could mobilize resources to meet investment requirements.

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End of the Road for Gas Taxes – The Case for Switching to Road User Charges

Please join ITIF for the release of a new report—“A Policymaker’s Guide to Road User Charges”—and an expert panel discussion that will delve into the myths and realities of RUC systems and what Congress should do to enable progress.

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Proliferation, Plutonium & Power – The Carter Administration & Japan’s Search for a Plutonium Economy

Fintan Hoey, PhD is a Public Policy Fellow at the Wilson Center and an Associate Professor of History at Franklin University Switzerland. He is the author of Satō, America, and the Cold War: US-Japanese Relations, 1964-1972 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and is currently working on a SNF-funded project on Japan’s nuclear power policy in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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An Action Agenda for Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the U.S.

The book editors, Michael B. Gerrard and John C. Dernbach, and a panel of experts will discuss some of the legal options for deep decarbonization in the United States and offer insight as to efforts already underway to put these recommendations into action.

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Don’t Shop – Swap! At Green America

Join Green America’s first clothing swap to kick off our Toxic Textiles campaign.

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2nd Annual Super Spectacular Comedy Show For the Planet

Join us for a stand-up show hosted by Green Drinks DC and Grassroots Comedy DC!

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