Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions - September 7, 2011
Durham, North Carolina Join national security leaders, local energy experts and former U.S. Sen. John Warner to discuss the critical links between our country's energy use and national security.
Durham, North Carolina
The Duke Storm Water Seminar will share the University's efforts to manage storm water pollution, to meet and exceed state and local standards, and begin capturing and reusing rain water as a resource.
Raleigh, North Carolina The Nicholas Institute is co-sponsoring a workshop focused on water efficiency at the Jane S. McKimmon Center.
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Water Wars: Radio Show Charlotte Talks Features the Institute's Bill Holman
Symposium to Focus on Southeast Energy
The Southeastern United States is faced with several energy transitions in the coming years. Existing energy generation infrastructure is aging. New energy imperatives such as domestic, low-carbon and renewables are increasingly playing into discussions about the composition of our future portfolio. Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions is convening a day-long symposium on the Duke campus to discuss these issues, identify crucial information gaps and plot future directions for research and outreach. Register to join us November 16.
Opportunities Available for Students
Each year, the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions offers students the opportunity to work on a variety of research and outreach projects. Several positions are currently available for the 2011-12 academic year, including a new paid assistantship program designed for students in five schools across the Duke campus.
Seminar Series Kicks Off for Fall
Join the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and the UPEP Environmental Institution Fridays at 10 a.m. for a seminar series featuring leading experts discussing a variety of pressing environmentally focused topics.
Paper: Policies for Emission Reduction
The United States transportation sector not only accounts for a significant portion of domestic greenhouse gas emissions, but it is also the fastest-growing source of these emissions. This Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions paper summarizes the potential for emission reductions from policies influencing the transportation sector.
The Global Water, Sanitation Challenge
Last month, researchers attended World Water Week in Stockholm, which brings together top experts from developed and developing nations to present new research addressing the challenges in providing global access to clean water and sanitation. Read about their trip and the research recently completed on the topic.
Paper: Seeding the Market
A new policy brief provides an overview of market-based, pay-for-performance mechanisms to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries.
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