Events - 16 May 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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COG 2019 Climate and Energy Leadership Awards

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) recently launched its 2019 Climate and Energy Leadership Awards! These awards recognize organizations in our region that are undertaking innovative climate stewardship projects. Here are three ways that you can get involved:

  • Apply for an award;
  • Nominate a school or NGO in your community; and
  • Help get the word out by sharing this information with your colleagues and friends!

Please visit our website for more information.

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USGBC NCR Pike & Rose Tour

USGBC NCR’s Montgomery County Committee invites you to join USGBC, Federal Realty, and Paladino for a light breakfast, panel discussion, tour and certification celebration at North Bethesda’s hottest new Live-Work-Play development – Pike& Rose. Located in the heart of Montgomery County on Rockville Pike, Pike& Rose is reinventing one of the area’s most successful retail corridors with a Gold LEED for Neighborhood Development design unlike anything in the County.

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House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Oil & Gas Development & Water Pollution

The House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will convene a hearing entitled “Oil and Gas Development: Impacts of Water Pollution Above and Below Ground.”

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Senate Energy Committee Hearing on DOE’s Carbon Capture Program

The full Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources will convene a hearing to examine the Department of Energy’s carbon capture, utilization, and storage programs and to receive testimony on S. 1201, the Enhancing Fossil Fuel Energy Carbon Technology Act of 2019.

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The Future of Energy Storage

Please join the Atlantic Council for a fully-charged discussion on the future of energy storage and battery technologies.

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The Future of Energy Storage

Please join the Atlantic Council for a fully-charged discussion on the future of energy storage and battery technologies.

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America’s Global Infrastructure Opportunity – Three Recommendations to the New U.S. Development Finance Corporation

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Energy for Growth Hub, two independent organizations that have closely supported the creation of the USDFC, convened the Working Group on U.S. Development Finance for Infrastructure to consider the context and emerging opportunities and provide focused recommendations for the new USDFC to live up to its potential.

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Significant Low-Cost Opportunities for CCUS Deployment

This briefing will provide information regarding the status of carbon capture technology, including current costs and projected improvements in cost and performance associated with R&D efforts.

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Climate Action Is On – Driving Drawdown & Resilience Through Landscape Partnerships

Join us for a compelling conversation between four leaders on climate action.

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Shifting Burdens of Malaria in a Hotter Africa: A Framework for Planning and Intervention

At the May Adaptation Community meeting, Dr. Sadie Ryan, a medical geographer in the Department of Geography and the Emerging Pathogens Institute of the University of Florida, will discuss the state of our understanding and modelling of climate and malaria risks.

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A Conversation with Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman & CEO, Total

Please join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center for what promises to be an exciting and informative discussion with Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Total.

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