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Monday, December 01, 2014

Solar Powering Forward: A Look at the Movement, the Industry, and Innovations in the Field

Join RE-volv for an exciting panel discussion on the solar industry, the movement, and innovations in the field. The panel will feature experts in solar policy, financing and the environmental movement. The panelists will discuss challenges and opportunities in the solar industry and the relationship between the industry and popular organizing for clean energy. In addition to the panel, learn about RE-volv's innovative solar finance model as well as its partnership with the National Audubon Society.

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Tuesday, December 02, 2014

A National Summit on Smart Grid and Climate Change

The National Summit on Smart Grid & Climate Change will bring together policymakers, utilities, technology companies, and a wide variety of environmental and energy stakeholders to address the role of smart grid technologies and practices in mitigating and adapting to climate change.

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Exploring the Costs of EPA's Clean Power Plan: A Closer Look at Regulatory Design

Resources for the Future and the Electric Power Research Institute will host this webinar to explore the assumptions and methods that have led to the different cost estimates. Experts from EPRI and RFF will highlight several key challenges in calculating overall regulatory costs, providing an intellectual framework for policymakers and the power sector as they consider the impacts on their states and industries.  

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Can Housing Be Affordable, Resilient, and Sustainable?

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) will host a briefing about how building science, renewable energy technology, creative community engagement and innovative partnerships are beginning to converge for the benefit of home owners and tenants in every income bracket.

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DOE Webinar: Transmission Planning and Interconnection for Offshore Wind

Charlton Clark from the U.S. Department of Energy will moderate, and other speakers will discuss recent planning and interconnection developments related to offshore wind.

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Turn Down the Heat - Confronting the New Climate Normal

The Wilson Center’s Latin American Program and Environmental Change and Security Program and the World Bank’s Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Region will host a discussion of the LAC portion of the World Bank’s new report, Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal.

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Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Abundance or Scarcity? Re-examining U.S. Oil & Gas Policy

Recent growth in domestic oil and gas production is transforming the U.S. energy sector and challenging the paradigm of energy scarcity that has underpinned federal policy for the last 40 years. Join OurEnergyPolicy.org to hear leading energy experts discuss this topic and examine policy issues related to exports, infrastructure, natural gas as a transportation fuel and the climate.

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Buildings of the Future Research Project Launch and Virtual Panel Discussion on Building Technology Trends

This webinar will investigate the technology trends that will revolutionize the built environment across energy, water, environment, resilience, health, productivity, and security.

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The Resilience Beat: Reporting on Climate, Population, and Health

Best-selling author Alan Weisman will give a keynote presentation on his experience researching and promoting his landmark book, "Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?" Following his presentation, a roundtable panel of environment and health reporters will discuss their surprising new stories where climate change meets resilience, population, and health.

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India Energy: The Struggle For Power

This event marks the launch of India Energy: The Struggle for Power. Written by Raymond E. Vickery, a foremost expert on India’s energy situation, this new volume explains India’s chief energy challenges and considers what policies India might pursue to promote greater energy security.

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