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  • Nuclear Power Oversight
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    Nuclear Power Oversight

    The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing on the federal oversight of the U.S. nuclear power industry. Experts spoke about the challenges of decommissioning a…

  • Environmental Impacts of Cuts to Climate Research
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    Climate and Environmental Research Program Cuts

    Ari Pitrinos and Kei Kuozumi, authors of a new report on the environmental and societal impacts of the Trump administration’s proposed cuts to climate and environmental research programs, gave a…

  • Discussion Focuses on National Security Implications of Climate Change
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    National Security and Climate Change

    The Environmental and Energy Study Institute hosted a panel discussion about the role and implications of climate change for U.S. national security. Several retired military commanding…

  • Forum Focuses on US Infrastructure Investment Needs
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    Investing in U.S. Infrastructure

    Panelists talked about infrastructure investment. Speakers outlined ways to make infrastructure more resilient and provided recommendations for financing infrastructure projects. In addition,…

  • Discussion on EPA Clean Power Plan
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    EPA Clean Power Plan Compliance

    Senior energy, environmental, and utility officials talked about states' compliance options for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plan to limit carbon dioxide emissions from…

  • Group Surveys Public Perception of Global Warming
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    Public Opinion on Climate Change

    Jon Krosnick spoke about a survey of over 20 years worth of opinion polls on climate change, and presented the results of new surveys documenting changes in public beliefs and the causes of…

  • Water Quality and Availability
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    Water Quality and Availability

    Panelists discussed the factors that limit water available throughout the U.S. Topics include the competition for water by different users, the resulting changes in water flow, and changes…

  • State of the World 1990
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    State of the World 1990

    Mr. Brown announced the annual report, “The state of the world in 1990,” with regard to energy resources and environmental issues. Researchers talked about the research findings in the book…