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Monday, February 02, 2015

Driving Innovation: Technology, Policy, and the Car of the Future

Join New America for a conversation with Levi Tillemann, author of The Great Race: The Global Quest for the Car of the Future, and Daniel Yergin, author of The Quest and The Prize, about the century-long battle between automakers and the contest to build the car of the future.

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Tuesday, February 03, 2015

2015 Energy Policy Outlook Conference

NASEO's 2015 Energy Policy Outlook Conference will focus on the energy and economic opportunity in modernizing the nation’s energy infrastructure - electric grid, pipelines, buildings, and transportation—to achieve a more resilient, sustainable, and energy efficient future.

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The State of Green Business 2015

Join GreenBiz for the release of the eighth annual edition of State of Green Business, GreenBiz Group’s award-winning annual report in this one-hour webcast.

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Framework for Assessing the Economics of Solar PV in the Electric Utility Industry

A presentation of analytical framework that may help decision makers assess the benefits and costs and manage the trade-offs inherent in the use of solar photovoltaics. 

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Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Securing the Grid: Preparing for Cyber & Physical Threats

The Hill will host a forum on grid resiliance and security. Leaders from Congress and the Obama Administration will discuss the role new energy technologies are playing in modernization, as well as steps for protecting a 21st Century power grid.

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Energy Security in the Caribbean: Unique Challenges

American Security Program will host a half-day conference to examine the energy security challenges faced in the Caribbean. Over the course of three panel discussions, the event will first examine the geopolitical importance of the region, and discuss what role energy plays in the balance of power.

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Toward a Global Climate Agreement: Comparing Countries' Levels of Effort

Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, countries have committed to gather in Paris in December 2015 to finalize a new international agreement to take action on climate change. To prepare for Paris, each country must outline Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), the actions it will take to reduce its emissions. At this Resources for the Future First Wednesday Seminar, experts will discuss a new method for comparing the INDCs, based on work by a team from Harvard University, Duke University, Japan's Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth, and Resources for the Future. They will also present a preliminary assessment of mitigation actions announced by several key jurisdictions, and a negotiator from the US State Department will offer comments.

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Falling Oil Prices: Changing Implications for Global Producers

The Wilson Center will convene an expert global panel, assembled from Russia, Colombia, Canada, Iran, and Nigeria, to discuss the economic and political repercussions of depressed energy prices, as well as the effects of the lower prices on competitiveness and investment.  The event will be an exploration of the political, economic, and security implications of tumbling oil prices in various parts of the globe.

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Thursday, February 05, 2015

Dr. Thomas Hertel of Purdue University on Impacts of Climate Change and Mitigation Policies on Global Land Use and Poverty

The Johns Hopkins University will host a forum featuring Thomas Hertel of Purdue University, who will address the impacts of climate change and mitigation policies on global land use and poverty.

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Monday, February 09, 2015

ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is an annual conference and technology showcase that brings together experts from different technical disciplines and professional communities to think about America’s energy challenges in new and innovative ways.

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