Energy Security Events

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Building a Smarter Grid: Challenges and Opportunities for the United States and Canada

March 18, 2010 // 9:00am1:45pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and Global Energy Initiative hosted a forum that discussed U.S. and Canadian efforts to transition to a more modern and efficient electric grid. Two panels explored sub-federal and federal initiatives in both Canada and the United States.
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Climate Change and Energy in Defense Doctrine: The QDR and UK Defence Green Paper

March 11, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Security experts discuss ways to integrate climate change and energy in current and future planning, strategies, and operations.
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Rivers of the Amazon: Can They Be Used on a Sustainable Basis as a Source of Renewable Hydropower?

February 03, 2010 // 8:15am10:00am
Brazil Institute
Luiz Gabriel Todt de Azevedo of Construtora Norberto Odebrecht S.A discusses the effects of hydropower plant construction on the Southwestern Amazon ecosystem. Christine Pendzich comments on rainforest protection and climate change.
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Step Lightly: China's Ecological Footprint Overseas

December 03, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
Panelists explored China's current global energy strategy and ecological impact in its resource extraction business activities in Canada, the Congo, and Cambodia.
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Strategic Energy Opportunities for the Department of Defense

October 28, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Amory Lovins, co-founder, chairman, and chief scientist at the Rocky Mountain Institute, speaks at the Wilson Center.
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Our Common Energy Future

October 22, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
William K. Reilly, the former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said the private sector must lead the way in confronting the problem of climate change at the annual C. Warren Goldring Annual Lecture on U.S.-Canada Relations.

Offsite Event: Luncheon with Edison Lobão, Brazilian Minister of Mines and Energy

July 20, 2009 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Brazil Institute
***This event takes place at the Brazil-U.S. Business Council***Edison Lobão, Brazilian Minister of Mines and Energy

Arctic Oil and Gas in Today's North American Energy Equation

June 24, 2009 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Canada Institute
Minister Robert McLeod and Drue Pearce discussed new developments that could affect Arctic oil and gas production, as well as how shifting U.S. energy policy could influence resource development in Canada's Arctic region.
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Energy, Climate Change, and the Military: Implications for National Security

May 28, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Some, I think, probably are surprised to hear former generals and admirals talk about energy efficiency and renewable energy, but they shouldn't be," says the chairman of the CNA Military Advisory Board, speaking on their latest report, Powering America's Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security.

Oil Security and Friendly Suppliers: Where Are We Now?

May 14, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Canada Institute
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Canada, Mexico, and Brazil Institutes hosted a conference about the changing North American oil supply map in light of Mexico's projected decline in oil production. Speakers also examined the prospects of Brazil emerging as a major supplier of oil to North America.

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