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Date and Time
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (EST)
Location
Webinar

Blue Carbon Mapping and Inventorying

Panelists from the US Climate Alliance, the World Resources Institute, and Duke University will discuss their efforts to include blue carbon as part of greenhouse gas inventories and resource maps.

Date and Time
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Location
Webinar

Lead Catalyst Seminar: Low-Level Lead Exposures in Children

Dr. Bruce Lanphear will offer an overview of what is known about the health outcomes of low-level lead exposure, with an emphasis on interventions and policies to prevent this important public health problem. This talk is occurring as part of a new project on “Understanding and Controlling Urban Soil Lead Contamination and Its Impact on Public Health” supported by the Nicholas Institute’s Catalyst Program.

Date and Time
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Location
Webinar

North Carolina Clean Energy Fund

Join the authors of a new market assessment for a discussion of the opportunities for a North Carolina Clean Energy Fund and how it supports the goals of the N.C. Clean Energy Plan.

Date and Time
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Location
Webinar

Community Conversation: Election 2020 – What Now?

As part of the Nicholas School of the Environment's Leading the Change speaker series, Robert Bonnie and Tim Profeta will discuss how a Presidential transition to a new Administration or to the second term of an existing Administration works.

Date and Time
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. (EST)
Location
Webinar

Breaking the Plastic Wave Across the Commonwealth

Hosted by the UK Government and Common Seas, this event will explore findings of two seminal publications on solutions to the plastics pollution crisis and discuss the relevance of these to the Commonwealth Clean Ocean Alliance and our collective efforts to tackle marine plastics.

Date and Time
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (EST)
Location
Webinar

How Will China Achieve Its New Climate Change Goals?

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced to the September meeting of the UN General Assembly that China would peak its carbon emissions prior to 2030 and reach carbon neutrality by 2060. This panel discussion will address how China will transition away from its fossil fuel-based economy to meet its climate goals.

Sponsored by Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and the Environmental Research Center at Duke Kunshan University.

Date and Time
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. (EST)
Location
Webinar

Breaking the Plastic Wave Across the Commonwealth

Hosted by the UK Government and Common Seas, this event will explore findings of two seminal publications on solutions to the plastics pollution crisis and discuss the relevance of these to the Commonwealth Clean Ocean Alliance and our collective efforts to tackle marine plastics.

Date and Time
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location
Online Event

Ways & Means Presents: Climate Whistleblowers

Join ​the award-winning Ways & Means podcast​ team for a one-of-a-kind ​live storytelling event​, Climate Whistleblowers, as a part of Duke Energy Week 2020. Produced by Duke's Sanford​ School of Public Policy, this podcast episode brings together bright ideas, faculty research and compelling human stories. Part listening, part interactive conversation, attendees will learn about cutting​-edge climate initiatives to hopefully come away uplifted and inspired.

Date
Monday, November 9, 2020 to Thursday, November 12
Location
Virtual Event

Energy Week 2020: Upheaval and Resilience

Save the dates for the 5th annual Energy Week at Duke: November 9-12, 2020. This free online event series—which will focus on the theme of “Upheaval and Resilience” this year—is open to students, faculty, and professionals across the world. Featured events include the Duke University Energy Conference (November 11), the Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition (November 10), and the Spark Career Fair (November 10). More information coming soon.

Date and Time
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location
Online Webinar

Hot Topics in Environmental Law and Policy

Join us at the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum Symposium as we hear about hot topics in the field of environmental law and policy, including the 50th anniversary of the EPA, COVID-19 and ties to energy and transportation, and environmental justice. An open Q&A will follow at the end.