Deploying Clean Technologies: Canada-United States Private Sector and Government Investment in Cleantech
April 27, 2010 // 8:00am — 3:00pm
The Public Policy Forum convened an expert roundtable in collaboration with the Embassy of Canada in Washington, the Canada Institute, and the Center for American Progress to discuss private and public sector investment in clean technologies in Canada and the United States.
March 18, 2010 // 9:00am — 1:45pm
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.
March 11, 2010 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Security experts discuss ways to integrate climate change and energy in current and future planning, strategies, and operations.
March 11, 2010 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
China Environment Forum
Speakers introduce their joint work to help promote public-private energy efficiency initiatives and better measurement of greenhouse gas emissions in two of China's most industrialized provinces.
February 03, 2010 // 8:15am — 10:00am
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.
December 16, 2009 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Stacy VanDeveer and Henrik Selin highlight the major themes and findings of their new book, which examines and compares political action for climate change across North America at levels ranging from continental to municipal.
November 17, 2009 // 12:30pm — 4:30pm
The Asia Program and the China Environment Forum host a two-panel event on how nations in northeast Asia are preparing for the UN Conference on Climate Change to take place in December in Copenhagen.
November 05, 2009 // 11:00am — 12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Technology and innovation will be critical for China, India, and other emerging economies to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions – and U.S. technology policy can help lead the way, say experts David Irvine-Halliday, Chen Wang, and Anuradda Ganesh.
November 04, 2009 // 8:00am — 11:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
The second America's Energy Coast Policy Forum focuses on the long-term sustainability of America’s Energy Coast.
Energy Forum 11: Accelerating the Transformation of North American Energy Systems: How Much Should Canada and the United States Restrict International Offsets?
October 29, 2009 // 8:15am — 1:30pm
The 11th Energy Forum brought together senior level Canadian and U.S. government officials, energy industry representatives, and energy experts to discuss the merits and drawbacks of using international offsets as a means of reducing North American carbon emissions.