The Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Association will hold its annual conference on December 10th and 11th.
The 3rd annual workshop will focus upon the growing efforts of U.S. defense, intelligence and national security communities on assessing and responding to climate change. With the recent publication of Federal agency adaptation plans and the impacts of Hurricane Sandy, this year's program will specifically address transportation, water and energy infrastructure, as well as critical risks in the supply chain.
Full Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and its Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety will hold a hearing entitled, “Oversight Hearing on Domestic Renewable Fuels”
On December 11, the D.C. Bar’s Air and Water Quality Committee of the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section and the Environmental Law Institute will host a discussion with the litigants of the major issues and possible outcomes in the EPA's mercury cases.
The Atlantic will hold an Energy and Infrastructure Super Summit on the morning of Thursday, December 12th.
The battle over climate change, carbon pollution, and America’s energy future is not confined to Congress. In fact, considerable progress is happening at the state and local level with 31 states, and DC, setting targets for renewable energy and over 1,000 mayors signing on to the US Conference of Mayors’ Climate Protection Agreement. Space at this discussion is extremely limited - RSVP required (http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-state-of-climate-change-a-local-perspective-registration-7809846461)
The House Energy & Commerce Committee's Subcommittees on Energy & Power and Environment & the Economy will hold an oversight hearing of "NRC Management and the Need for Legislative Reform" and H.R. 3132, the "Nuclear Regulatory Commission Reorganization Plan Codification and Complements Act."
On Thursday, December 12, 2013, from 11:00 - 12:00 pm (EST), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership (GPP) and the Stadium Managers Association (SMA) will host a free webinar on "Green Power Use and Opportunities for Sports Teams & Venues."
Diesel cars, pickups and SUVs are growing in popularity with consumers and manufacturers are planning to meet this demand. Analysts predict that diesels will make up anywhere from four percent four percent to nearly 18 percent of the market by 2023 beating other alternative powertrains.
Experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council on Thursday will conduct a year-in-review press briefing that also will look ahead at the challenges and opportunities for significant progress for our health and environment in 2014.