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Practicing Environmental Law - A Discussion with Earthjustice Attorney Neil Gormley

American University's Washington College of Law will host a brown-bag lunch discussion with Neil Gormley, an associate attorney at Earthjustice in Washington, DC. Earthjustice is a U.S. based NGO that uses law to protect people and the environment. Neil will discuss his and the organization's work and how we can use law to protect the environment.

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DOE Webinar: Building Re-tuning for Energy Efficiency

The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled “Make Your Building Sing! Building Re-tuning to Reduce Energy Waste.” The webinar will feature an Energy Department and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory curriculum, focusing on re-tuning both large and small commercial buildings – a low-cost process to identify and correct operational problems that lead to energy waste.

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Thursday, September 04, 2014

Electricity in Transition - Technologies, Markets & Regulation

This second session of the CSIS Energy and National Security Program's Electricity in Transition series will feature experts on both technology and the interplay between markets and regulation. The first panel, Technology in Transition, will address the commercial and technological advances impacting the electricity business and preview what other changes are on the horizon. The second panel, Markets and Regulation in Transition, will address the reevaluation of the current regulatory system, diving into the past, present and future of the interplay between markets and regulation in the electricity sector.

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Status and Challenges in CO2 Geological Storage

The presentation will cover a series of broad subjects in CO2 storage as a climate-change mitigation strategy, such as the current status and the need for CCS in the next decades, scientific and technical challenges in CO2 storage in geological media, and legal and regulatory challenges in large-scale deployment of CCS.

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Monday, September 08, 2014

UN Sustainable Development Goals Setting Agenda for Sustainability in the U.S. & Globally

Researcher Magdalena A K Muir will present a live webinar, “The UN Sustainable Development Goals: Setting an Agenda for Sustainability,” as part of the Association for Environmental Studies and Educators Webinar Series.

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Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Powering the Energy Discussion: Women in Washington Leadership

WCEE's Women in Leadership Committee will host a candid discussion of how public trust and perception impacts domestic energy projects, and drives how government, businesses, NGOS and other stakeholders who must work together to move opportunities forward.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Monthly Networking Event for Environmental Professionals: September 2014

The Environmental Law Institute and the D.C. Bar's Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section will host a free networking event. Light appetizers will be included; other refreshments are at your own expense.

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Art & Science - An Exhibition of Arctic Climate Change

Communicating the hard science of Arctic climate change is often a difficult task through language alone. Art, however, is an effective vehicle to communicate the complexities of climate change science to a broad audience. How do Arctic science and the art about it interact, and how does each influence the public perception of Arctic climate change? Join the Atlantic Council's Young Atlanticist Program for a roundtable discussion with prominent artists and scientists to discuss the role of visual arts in communicating Arctic climate change science to the public, and the next generation of scientists.

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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Green Living Expo DC

The 2014 Green Living DC Expo will be held on Thurs., Sept. 11, at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). The free event will be held on Dennard Plaza on UDC’s Van Ness campus from 3:30 - 8:00 p.m. The Green Living Expo is free and open to the public.

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Global Shale & Water Risk

The World Resources Institute will host a networking opportunity and a special briefing on the report "Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability and Business Risks." This analysis, authored by experts from the World Resources Institute, will the first to show how freshwater availability could limit shale oil and gas development in many parts of the world.

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