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  • Briefing on Global Commissions Climate Change Report
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    Briefing on Global Commission's Climate Change Report

    The World Resources Institute, along with the Environmental and Energy Study Institute, co-hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss the Global Commission on Adaptation’s climate change…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Public Perspectives of Global Climate Change
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    Public Perspectives of Global Climate Change

    Jon Krosnick spoke about recent in-depth research on public attitudes toward global climate change, potential government action in environmental policy, potential solutions to global…

  • Growth and Water Infrastructure in the 21st Century
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    Growth and Water Infrastructure in the 21st Century

    Participants examined whether drinking water and wastewater infrastructure could continue to protect the public health and water resources of existing communities, as well as accommodate…

  • Corporate Fuel Regulation
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    Corporate Fuel Regulation

    Participants talked about the current debate in Congress about the Federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy law that regulates the fuel efficiency of automobiles. They focused on the trends…

  • Conservation Solutions to Water Problems
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    Conservation Solutions to Water Problems

    This forum featured remarks by former Arizona Governor Babbitt. Governor Babbitt is a noted authority on water issues. He has spent much of his time in recent years talking to groups around…

  • 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…

  • Hazardous Waste Reduction
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    Hazardous Waste Reduction

    The committee hears testimony on waste reduction as an effective way of approaching the hazardous waste problem. The distinction between hazardous waste minimization and reduction is also…