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Date and Time
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location
Fuqua Lilly Classroom, 100 Fuqua Drive

Power Up Series (Session 1)

Duke students, are you interested in energy but don’t know where to start? Duke University’s Power Up series will introduce you to current issues and trends in this rapidly evolving sector.

Session 1: Wed. Sept. 22, 6:00-7:30 p.m. – Intro to Policy’s Role in the Clean Energy Transition: Big fan of clean energy? Learn more about policy's role in advancing renewables. Led by Kate Konschnik and Jennifer Weiss of the Climate and Energy Program at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.

Date and Time
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Location
Webinar

The Great Infrastructure Game

Jackson Ewing, Senior Fellow, will present "The Great Infrastructure Game: Why Asia, Europe and America are Competing to Build in the Developing World and What It Means for the Global Climate" on September 29, 12-1 p.m.

Date and Time
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location
Fuqua Lilly Classroom, 100 Fuqua Drive

Power Up Series (Session 2)

Duke students, are you interested in energy but don’t know where to start? Duke University’s Power Up series will introduce you to current issues and trends in this rapidly evolving sector.

Session 2: Wed. Sept. 29, 6:00-7:30 p.m. – Intro to Energy Systems and Tech: Get the latest on key trends and potential gamechangers in clean energy tech! Led by Dr. Tim Johnson (Nicholas School of the Environment) and Dr. Eric Rohlfing (Duke University Energy Initiative).

Date and Time
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. (GMT)
Location
Webinar

Sustainable Infrastructure: Avoiding Environmental Impacts and Investing in Nature (Principle #4)

This webinar in the Sustainable Infrastructure: Putting Principle into Practice series will explore Principle #4: Avoiding Environmental Impacts and Investing in Nature from UNEP's International Good Practice Principles for Sustainable Infrastructure. More details and a registration link will be posted as they become available.

Date and Time
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location
Grainger Hall, Room 2102

Policy Perspectives: Environmental Justice

Kay Jowers, senior policy associate in the Nicholas Institute's State Policy Program, will explore avenues for working with nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and communities to support and resource progress toward environmental justice. Registration details to come.

Date and Time
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location
Grainger Hall, Room 2102

Policy Perspectives: Low-Carbon Development in Emerging Markets

Jonathan Phillips, director of the Energy Access Project at Duke, will share insights on how climate change is impacting investment in energy systems in low- and middle-income countries and what it means for economic development. Participants will explore how climate finance is being mobilized to support climate mitigation and adaptation goals, key institutional actors, and ramifications for policy. Registration details to come.

Date and Time
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. (GMT)
Location
Webinar

Sustainable Infrastructure: Resource Efficiency and Circularity (Principle #5)

This webinar in the Sustainable Infrastructure: Putting Principle into Practice series will explore Principle #5: Resource Efficiency and Circularity from UNEP's International Good Practice Principles for Sustainable Infrastructure. More details and a registration link will be posted as they become available.

Date and Time
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. (GMT)
Location
Webinar

Sustainable Infrastructure: Equity, Inclusiveness, and Empowerment (Principle #6)

This webinar in the Sustainable Infrastructure: Putting Principle into Practice series will explore Principle #6: Equity, Inclusiveness, and Empowerment from UNEP's International Good Practice Principles for Sustainable Infrastructure. More details and a registration link will be posted as they become available.

Date and Time
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. (GMT)
Location
Webinar

Sustainable Infrastructure: Enhancing Economic Benefits (Principle #7)

This webinar in the Sustainable Infrastructure: Putting Principle into Practice series will explore Principle #7: Enhancing Economic Benefits from UNEP's International Good Practice Principles for Sustainable Infrastructure. More details and a registration link will be posted as they become available.

Date and Time
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. (GMT)
Location
Webinar

Sustainable Infrastructure: Fiscal Sustainability and Innovative Financing (Principle #8)

This webinar in the Sustainable Infrastructure: Putting Principle into Practice series will explore Principle #8: Fiscal Sustainability and Innovative Financing from UNEP's International Good Practice Principles for Sustainable Infrastructure. More details and a registration link will be posted as they become available.

Date and Time
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. (GMT)
Location
Webinar

Sustainable Infrastructure: Transparent, Inclusive, and Participatory Decision-Making (Principle #9)

This webinar in the Sustainable Infrastructure: Putting Principle into Practice series will explore Principle #9: Transparent, Inclusive, and Participatory Decision-Making from UNEP's International Good Practice Principles for Sustainable Infrastructure. More details and a registration link will be posted as they become available.

Date and Time
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. (GMT)
Location
Webinar

Sustainable Infrastructure: Evidence-Based Decision-Making (Principle #10)

This webinar in the Sustainable Infrastructure: Putting Principle into Practice series will explore Principle #10: Evidence-Based Decision-Making from UNEP's International Good Practice Principles for Sustainable Infrastructure. More details and a registration link will be posted as they become available.