There are two webinars happening this week featuring EI president Jeffrey D. Sachs: April 17, 2013 A Strategy for Sustainable Development in the United States April 19, 2013 A Conversation on America's Future: Joe Scarborough and Jeffrey Sachs
Join UGBC for a roundtable discussion on March 6th at 8am. Andreas Hausler (Cannon Design) will moderate the discussion between experts John Bradley (NYU), Scott Frank (Jaros Baum & Bolles), and James Pfeiffer (EnGeneration), who will offer an introduction to the principles of co-generation and how it functions parallel to an existing power grid. The discussion will continue with an overview of considerations regarding efficiency, design and applicability to certain building types and users. Examples of co-generation in New York City, including New York University and One Bryant Park, will be discussed as speakers elaborate on the barriers to the implementation of these systems.
GreenBiz is releasing a new report on The State of Green Business this month. Join Joel Makower, the report’s principal author, in conversation with Trucost CEO Richard Mattison on the day of the report’s publication, for a lively discussion on how, and how well, business is doing from a sustainability perspective. The free webcast will stream at 1pm eastern!
The Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) is holding the second year of Nature’s Returns: Investing in Ecosystem Services, a webinar series that addresses the growing importance of ecosystem service valuation and investment. The next webinar will focus on California's Cap and Trade Experiment, and previous webinar topics are available to download on iTunes!
The discussion, “Hydraulic Fracturing: Bridge to a Clean Energy Future?”, will explore whether hydraulic fracturing, better known as hydrofracking or fracking, will enhance America’s energy security, or deter the development of renewable energy sources and foster a continuing dependence on fossil fuels.