Events - 11 Jun 19

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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House Energy Committee Hearing w. Former EPA Administrators

The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing entitled, “Critical Mission: Former Administrators Address the Direction of the EPA.”

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House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on Building an Offshore Wind Workforce

The House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold a legislative hearing titled, “Building a 21st Century American Offshore Wind Workforce,” including the following bill, and other related measures.

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House Transportation Committee Hearing on Federal Building Efficiency

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management will convene a hearing on: “Efficiency and Resiliency in Federal Building Design and Construction”

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Nuclear Cybersecurity – Risks & Remedies

In an effort to address the gap in cyber nuclear security, the FMWG and Stimson brought together two dozen cyber security experts and stakeholders in the nuclear industry to address the cyber security risks to nuclear infrastructure. This report highlights how Capitol Hill and NGOs can work to mitigate security gaps. The discussion will be moderated by Emily Frye, Director of Cyber Integration at MITRE. The panel will be followed by a reception.

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Green Drinks DC Happy Hour at Sudhouse

July happy hour with your friends from Green Drinks DC!

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Film Screening – “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind”

Based on Kamkwamba’s autobiography, “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” brings the title character’s ingeniousness, perseverance and hopefulness to the big screen, reminding us how boldness and innovation can unlock seemingly impossible solutions.

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