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Date and Time
Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Location
Webinar

Understanding the Texas Blackouts: What can we learn?

Last week, an extreme cold front swept through the middle of the country, and people in Texas suffered dramatic impacts as the state’s grid was subject to blackouts.

Date and Time
Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location
Online Webinar

Housing Discrimination and Lead Exposure

Please gather your lunch and join us via Zoom on Thursday, February 25 at 12:30 p.m. EST to hear Christopher Timmins discuss how local pollution exposures disproportionately impact minority households and present work considering exposures to lead specifically. In this seminar, he will describe recent findings that discriminatory steering by property managers alone can explain a disproportionate number of minority households who are exposed to greater levels of pollution.

Date and Time
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location
Online Webinar

Energy in Emerging Markets Career Talks – Government & Development Banks

Duke students, are you curious about careers related to energy access and transitions in low- and middle-income countries? The Duke University Energy Initiative and the Energy Access Project invite all Duke undergraduate and graduate students to come hear from professionals (including several Duke alumni!) about their orgs, roles, career journeys, and advice.

Date and Time
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Location
Webinar

Stand for Corporate Social Responsibility

The Duke Center for International Development (DCID) and the Sanford School of Public Policy are pleased to host “Stand For Corporate Social Responsibility” Tuesday, February 23. Eddy Malesky, director of DCID, will interview two of our alumni—Victoria Corti, MIDP’13 and Gonzalo Pertile, MIDP’17—whose careers focus on promoting sustainable economic development and more in the private sector.

Date and Time
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location
Online Event

Virtual Policy Boot Camp: International Institutions

In this session, John Virdin, director of the Nicholas Institute's Ocean and Coastal Policy Program, will introduce participants to international institutions and discuss what they do and how they differ from each other. Institutions covered will include the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Date and Time
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (MST)
Location
Online Webinar

What Is the Future of Hydraulic Fracturing in the U.S. and Colorado?

Amy Pickle, Director of the State Policy Program, will be a panelist for "What Is the Future of Hydraulic Fracturing in the U.S. and Colorado?" on February 19.

Date and Time
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Location
Online Webinar

Balancing Competition and Subsidy: Mini-grid Incentive Programs in Africa

What can we learn from countries trying to scale mini-grid deployment? Sign up to hear early lessons from Africa in the latest report from the Energy Access Project at Duke – Balancing Competition and Subsidy: Mini-grid Incentive Programs in Africa.

Date and Time
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location
Online Webinar

ReCONNECT for the Future: Community-Rooted Practices for Creating Equity

Kay Jowers, Senior Policy Associate, will co-facilitate "Community-Rooted Practices for Creating Equity" as part of ReCONNECT for the Future.

Date and Time
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Location
Online Webinar

Reimagining U.S. Science Policy to Foster Environmental and Climate Resilience

Supported by the Kavli Foundation, this webinar is the 4th in a series of 6 webinars being organized to coincide with JSPG and AAAS’s joint call for policy position papers which will invite students, post-docs, policy fellows, and early career researchers to consider ways we can reimagine American science by building on and from Vannevar Bush’s Endless Frontier. These webinars will engage thought leaders from science policy to share their perspectives on where U.S. science policy could be enhanced across five thematic areas.

Date and Time
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location
Online Webinar

Energy in Emerging Markets Career Talks – Private & Non-Profit Sectors

Duke students, are you curious about careers related to energy access and transitions in low- and middle-income countries? The Duke University Energy Initiative and the Energy Access Project invite all Duke undergraduate and graduate students to come hear from professionals (including several Duke alumni!) about their orgs, roles, career journeys, and advice.