Events - 5 Jun 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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Climate Policy Camp

Across the world, the conversation is changing from whether we will act to how we will act. Prepare yourself for this phase and learn directly from the experts.

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Climate, Disasters & Other Shocks – Are Countries Ready?

Please join CSIS for opening remarks from Laura Frigenti, followed by a public panel discussion that will evaluate how public goods like the CRI – in addition to other tools – can help increase preparedness in developing countries with modern analytics.

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Waste as a Resource – Tour of Blue Plains Bio-Energy Plant

Join the U.S. Green Building Council National Capital Region for a tour of DC Water’s award-winning bio-energy plant at Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant. This groundbreaking project was the first to employ thermal hydrolysis technology in North America and the largest such facility in the world.

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Clean Energy Systems – Pairing Renewables & Nuclear

The U.S. Department of Energy & the North American Young Generation in Nuclear will host an Atomic Wings Lunch & Learn program entitled “Clean Energy Systems – Pairing Renewables & Nuclear.”

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