Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI)

EESI is best known for its non-partisan Congressional briefings on key energy and environmental issues. Topics include climate change, renewable energy, and energy efficiency. Learn more at www.eesi.org/briefings http://www.eesi.org/briefings.

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Climate Change in the American Mind


-- The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing discussing Americans' evolving perceptions of climate change. Americans have diverse and sometimes opposing views about climate change, which can fundamentally shape the political discourse around climate action. Dr...


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 2019-03-28  1h16m
 
 

Electrification


-- “Electrification” can create new opportunities to achieve key national economic and environmental goals. There are many opportunities across the residential and commercial sectors. Advances in electric technologies continue to improve our quality of life, while significant decreases in the electricity sector's greenhouse gas emissions are making electricity more appealing from an environmental perspective...


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 2019-03-05  1h18m
 
 

Green Infrastructure: A Blueprint for Climate Resilient Communities


-- As the 116th Congress begins work on legislation to close an estimated $2 trillion investment gap for national infrastructure modernization, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing about the economic, environmental, and public benefits of green infrastructure...


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 2019-03-04  1h32m
 
 

Making Military Bases and Their Communities More Resilient


-- The Environmental and Energy Study Institute and the Center for Climate and Security held a briefing on the relationship between military facilities and their neighboring civilian communities, and on the urgent need to make their shared infrastructure more resilient to natural disasters and other threats...


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 2019-03-01  1h28m
 
 

How Climate Change Affects the United States


-- The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI), Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), and National Wildlife Federation (NWF) held a briefing on the latest climate change findings, as reported by leading scientists in the 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Special Report...


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 2019-02-25  1h28m
 
 

The Multiple Benefits of Federal Housing and Energy Programs


-- Energy Efficiency for All (EEFA) and the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a "101" briefing about federal programs that reduce housing and energy cost burdens for people in need. National policy experts who interact closely with state and local organizations provided an overview of key programs, including statutory authority and appropriations, and how they impact the lives of recipients...


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 2019-02-08  1h37m
 
 

Reframing Energy for the 21st Century


-- The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a facilitated discussion on how we can make our economy much more energy-efficient, to generate wealth and combat climate change. In 2018, the 329 million residents of the United States spent more than $1.1 trillion to meet their many energy needs. Current projections suggest those expenditures—whether to light and cool homes, power business enterprises, or enable daily commutes—may triple to $3...


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 2019-01-11  1h40m
 
 

Energy Efficiency: America’s Job-Creation Powerhouse


Please RSVP to expedite check-in A live webcast will be streamed at 3:00 PM EDT at www.eesi.org/livecast (wireless connection permitting) The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) and E4TheFuture invite you to a briefing on the growing number of Americans employed in the energy efficiency sector...


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 2018-10-25  1h16m
 
 

Wood: The Building Material of the Future?


-- In recognition of National Forest Products Week, the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing about an innovative class of structural wood building materials, known as mass timber, which is poised to open up new markets for sustainable, domestic forestry products...


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 2018-10-23  1h20m
 
 

How Businesses, Cities, and States Are Leading Climate Action Efforts


-- The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) held a briefing on some of the outcomes of the Global Climate Action Summit, which was held in San Francisco September 12-14. The briefing showcased some of the carbon reduction actions being taken by a wide range of sub-national actors, including states, regions, cities, and companies.


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 2018-10-12  1h32m