In December world leaders will travel to Lima, Peru to participate in United Nations COP 20 talks – the first major climate change summit to be held in Latin America since Mexico hosted the annual negotiations in 2010. This talk will explore the the outlook for climate change in Latin America.
Women's Council on Energy and the Environment will host Debra Roepke, Team Lead for SUNDA, in a discussion about solar power as a fuel source of the future for electric utilities.
The Vermont Law School (VLS) Institute for Energy and the Environment, VLS Alumni in Energy, and the Environmental Law Institute are co-sponsoring the Vermont Law School's first annual Alumni in Energy Symposium. The event will contain three interactive, facilitated programs.
Over the past year, the defense and intelligence communities have issued a slew of reports making it clear that climate change is here and having real impacts on national security. In a new documentary narrated by Matt Damon, "Extreme Realities: Severe Weather, Climate Change, and Our National Security," producers Marilyn and Hal Weiner talk with experts like former CIA Director James Woolsey about climate change, how it could impact national security, and what policymakers can do about it. The Wilson Center will host a screening followed by a panel discussion featuring Marilyn and Hal Weiner alongside Ghassem Asrar of the World Climate Research Program, Sherri Goodman of CNA, and Paul O’Brien of Oxfam America.