Events - 23 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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How Fuel Cells Could Impact Vehicles, Buildings& Utilities

Hosted by Carnegie Mellon University’s Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, this policy briefing will provide guidance to policymakers who make decisions related to energy, transportation and buildings. Breakfast will be available.

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New Puerto Rico Public Policy on Energy – Implementation & Challenges

Content:

**Welcome: 11:00 to 11:30AM
**Panel 1: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM – Impact of the Proposed Puerto Rico Electric System’s Integrated Resources Plan
**Panel 2: 12:30 to 1:30 PM – New Puerto Rico Public Policy on Energy: Implementation and Challenges
(Note: Lunch Boxes will be available starting at 12:30pm)
**Q & A: 1:30 to 2:00PM
**Closing: 2:00PM

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Powering the US-Japan Alliance

Please join the Atlantic Council’s Asia Security Initiative, housed within the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, and the Global Energy Center for a discussion of how energy dependence on the Middle East is shaping Japan’s quest for energy security, prospects for US-Japan strategic cooperation, and the future of energy security in Asia.

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