Events - Tim Profeta
In this session, Tim Profeta, Director of the Nicholas Institute, will take a closer look at Congress:
- What is a congressional office vs. a congressional committee?
- Do staffers really matter?
- The congressional calendar and when to engage.
The Joe Biden-Kamala Harris Administration is poised to enter office on the back of an ambitious climate agenda, departing from four years in which the White House was largely indifferent or even antagonistic to climate priorities. On the surface, the Biden-Harris climate agenda sends powerful signals to the international community, to business and to sub-national governments. Beneath the surface, the agenda will face a number of challenges to implementation. So what can we expect to see in the Biden-Harris Administration’s first year?
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.
Get inspired by how everyday Americans are taking action on climate change by watching the documentary Paris to Pittsburgh. Then learn what’s happening right here in North Carolina from expert panelists, including Jeremy Tarr, policy advisor to Gov. Roy Cooper; Jen Weiss, senior policy associate at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions; and Tim Profeta, the Nicholas Institute's director.
Organized by the Nicholas School Energy Club as part of Energy Week at Duke.
Tim Profeta, director of the Nicholas Institute, will take a closer look at Congress: What is a congressional office vs. a congressional committee? Do staffers really matter? And what is the congressional calendar and when to engage?
120 Main St. S.
Ketchum, ID 83340
Tim Profeta, director of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will be a featured speaker on the panel "The Risks of Stranded Innovation: A Case Study in Energy and Climate Science" at the 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Forum on Science and Technology Policy in Washington, D.C., on June 21.
"Climate Change: Blue Devils on the Front Lines," will feature professional and personal insights from Duke alumni on climate policy, disclosures, and adaptation.
The Great Plains Institute and Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions host expert workshop for state officials and stakeholders exploring recent energy and environmental policy developments in the PJM region on Wednesday, May 2 in Washington, D.C.