Events - Environmental Markets
Amy Pickle, director of the State Policy Program at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak at the Making Markets, Moving Markets Conference at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business Thursday, January 12. Pickle will speak during the Moving Markets on Climate panel session.
For more information, visit the conference website. Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #EDGE17.
The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions' Jonas Monast and Brian Murray will be among the speakers at a panel on "On Markets, Morals, and Climate Change" at the Law & Markets Symposium on May 6.
Come hear five Duke MEM/MBA students who placed first in the Yale Responsible Investing Case Competition and second in the Business for a Better World Case Competition at the World Economic Forum introduce concepts and theories that are driving interest in the field of sustainable investing, March 30 from 4-5 p.m. The students will demonstrate how sustainable investment ideas are being put into practice and discuss how this connects to efforts such as the divestment initiative and management of the Duke endowment.
A reception will follow the discussion.
The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and the Climate Action Reserve will co-sponsor an official side event at the climate talks in Paris 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on December 8.
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.
Forests in the southeastern United States are expected to be a large supplier to European Union (EU) wood pellet markets. As a Sustainable Bioenergy Markets panelist at North Carolina's 2015 State Energy Conference, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions senior policy associate Christopher Galik will discuss how participation in those markets will affect forest inventories and carbon stores and whether EU sustainability guidelines for pellets can be met.
The event will focus on transferable lessons from the success of water quality trading programs, relative to other ecosystem service markets, in the absence of federal regulatory drivers.
John Tynan, MEM, will speak on “From Forests to Faucets Through Clean Water Markets” at 4 pm on Wed, April 11 in A158 Levine Science Research Center @ Duke (www.parking.duke.edu).
Join the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and the UPEP Environmental Institution fall 2011 seminar series featuring leading experts discussing a variety of pressing environmentally focused topics.