Date & Time
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Hilton Salt Lake City Center 255 South West Temple Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
The Why and How of "Trady Ready"

Senior policy associate Sarah Adair will speak on a panel addressing trading-ready state plans for complying with the Clean Power Plan at the National Governors Association’s Policy Academy on Examining Federal Greenhouse Gas Rules in the Electric Power Sector, Oct. 14. The panel will explore the minimum state requirements for a trading-ready plan, the factors states should consider before making their plans trading ready, and the scenarios requiring the most interstate coordination before trading under a trading-ready plan can occur.

Date & Time
Thursday, October 15, 2015 -
8:45am to 10:15am
Foundation for the Carolinas, 220 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202
Realizing Common Goals in Mitigation

Many companies have set aggressive climate targets and for some this includes the procurement of renewable energy. To do this, they must be located in an environments that support renewable energy generation.Tim Profeta, director of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will serve on the panel "Realizing Common Goals in Mitigation," at the CDP cities North America workshop October 15. He and other panelists will examine how cities too are setting aggressive renewable energy goals and to what extent can companies and cities share renewable energy goals. 

For more information, visit the event agenda.

Date & Time
Thursday, October 22, 2015 -
8:00am to 5:00pm
Fuqua School of Business
Leadership in a Time of Rapid Change: Envisioning Solutions to Environmental Challenges

The Nicholas Institute will host a day-long forum—convened in honor of its tenth anniversary—to assess how we can harness big data, cutting-edge technologies, and adaptation research to create science-based, interdisciplinary approaches attuned to the accelerating and dynamic change in the world.

Date & Time
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 -
6:00pm to 7:15pm
Fleishman Commons, Sanford School of Public Policy Building
Pope Francis in America (and the World)

Religions and Public Life at the Kenan Institute for Ethics is hosting a moderated discussion on the significance of Pope Francis for the church and for the world, following his visit to America. Panelists include Michael Gerson (Washington Post) and Helen Alvaré (George Mason University School of Law).

This event is co-sponsored by the Sanford School of Public Policy, the Kenan Institute for Ethics, and the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.