Date & Time
Mar
28
Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 - 8:00 am
Location
Durham Marriott City Center Hotel, 201 Foster Street, Durham, NC

Tim Profeta, director of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will deliver the welcoming address at the 2017 National Association of Environmental Professionals Conference on March 28.

Date & Time
Mar
28
Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 - 3:30 pm
Location
Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall (Gross Hall 330)
Distinguished Energy Speaker

Join Acting Chairman Cheryl LaFleur of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil, for a discussion of FERC’s role in the transition to a low-carbon economy. Attendees must...

Date & Time
Mar
28
Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location
EH 1104

LiDAR, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, is a remote sensing method that uses light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure ranges (variable distances) to the Earth. It's used for many purposes, including in autonomous vehicles. PhD students Justin Kirkpatrick (an Energy Initiative Doctoral Fellow) and Zachary Brecheisen will speak about LiDAR and the opportunities it could afford...

Date & Time
Mar
30
Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 - 11:45 am to 1:00 pm
Location
Gross Hall 230E
Energy Seminar

Milind Kandlikar (University of British Columbia) will examine the validity of "co-benefits" framing in a major developing country. This event is part of the Global Energy Access Network (GLEAN) Speaker Series. 

Date & Time
Mar
30
Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location
Environment Hall, Field Auditorium
Energy Research Seminar

Why do developing countries lack strong institutional frameworks to support development of sustainable energy and power systems? Limited regulatory capacity, commitment, accountability, and fiscal efficiency all contribute. Developing countries that are rich in oil and gas resources must reckon with another significant complication: the impact of oil revenue fluctuations. Anees...