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Discussions with tag 'Policy'

France Declares All New Rooftops Must Be Topped With Plants Or Solar Panels

by Chelsea W. // Student

French environmentalists cheered as France passed a law mandating all new buildings being built in commercial zones must be partially covered in either plants or solar panels. This law will stimulate …

Filed under: Green Building News

Keywords: Government,Policy,France

3 replies | 1887 views | Posted on: 05/27/2015 | Last updated: 06/01/2015

Massachusetts Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committee - Legislative Hearing on Carbon Pricing, Tuesday October 12th

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Legislative Hearing on Carbon Pricing Tuesday, October 27, 12pm – 3pm (we're expecting this to be a long hearing covering many bills, so we'll use some of the time to make visits to our representat…

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Carbon Pricing,Policy,Fossil Fuels,Utiities

0 replies | 535 views | Posted on: 10/22/2015 | Last updated: 10/22/2015

MA State House: Energized To Discuss New Energy Bill

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

This past Wednesday, there was tension in the Massachusetts House, as state representatives began debating a new energy bill. The bill requires MA utilities to seek out long-term contracts to purchase…

Germany calls for gas/diesel car ban by 2030

by Kalyani.rc // Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

Germany isn't content with relying on financial incentives to usher in an era of pollution-free cars. The country's Bundesrat (federal council) approved a resolution that calls for a ban on new intern…

Filed under: Electric Vehicles

Keywords: Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction

0 replies | 1903 views | Posted on: 02/15/2017 | Last updated: 02/15/2017

Regional and State Energy Policy Update, September 7 in Portland ME

by AbbieKnight

Regional Energy Policy - Clean Energy Procurement In 2017, Massachusetts called out for proposals for 1200 megawatts (MW) of clean energy and 1600 MW of offshore wind. Bids have been submitted for …

Filed under: Events

Keywords: Policy

0 replies | 408 views | Posted on: 08/14/2017 | Last updated: 08/14/2017

NCSE 2020 Annual Conference January 6–9, Washington, D.C.

by abu417 // Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

The NCSE 2020 Annual Conference engages more than 800 leaders from the sciences, education, government, policy, business, and civil society to foster a dialogue across these sectors on environmental p

Filed under: Environment

Related to: Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Environment,Policy,Science

0 replies | 666 views | Posted on: 12/04/2019 | Last updated: 12/04/2019

Webinar: World Green Building Week - The Road to COP26, September 22, 11 am BST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Join UKGBC during World Green Building Week, for which the theme is “Act on Climate”. We are choosing to use this moment as a milestone on the Road to COP26, to shine a spotlight on the le

Filed under: Government Policies

UK Green Building

Keywords: Policy,Net zero,built environment

0 replies | 737 views | Posted on: 09/04/2020 | Last updated: 09/04/2020

Online: USGBC OH Community Connections Webinar: Women in Green, October 8, 1pm EDT

by kaleigh.stirrat // Intern & Emerging Professional in Architecture

During this moderated discussion panel, we will spotlight the impact of strong women leaders in the energy efficiency and green building industry. This session highlights just a few women in Ohio who

Virtual Conference: MEGA Navigating the Emerging Energy Environment, November 17-18

by SarahA

Join A&WMA for the 13th MEGA Symposium on the emerging energy environment! 

The A&WMA MEGA Symposium will examine the various perspectives on electric power issues as the ind

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Climate Change,Policy,Air Quality,renewables,Waste,Regulation,Batteries,Electric power industry,Water Quality,Electric Power

0 replies | 1087 views | Posted on: 11/03/2020 | Last updated: 11/03/2020

Investing Your Firm in Social Justice Policies, Programs & Practices, November 18, 1pm EDT

by SarahA

Learn how to to help your firm/organization optimize policies and practices that improve social equity and enhance employee engagement.

About the Event:

Join the Chicago Living Future Colla

Filed under: Advocacy

Illinois Green Building Group

Keywords: Policy,Social Justice,JUST,Farr Associates,Brininstool Lynch,Legat Architects,Valerio Dewalt Train

0 replies | 124 views | Posted on: 11/03/2020 | Last updated: 11/03/2020

Resilient Connecticut (Virtual) Summit, Presented by CTGBC, November 20, 9am - 11:45am EDT

by SarahA

During the Summit, participants will:

  • Explore the relationship between equity, environmental justice, and climate change;
  • Learn about new tools and policies to assess and address climate vulne

Virtual Event: Energy Efficiency and Climate Policy Forum, December 3

by samanthaklein // Intern

ACEEE research has found that energy efficiency can halve U.S. energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. With growing interest in policies to address global climate change, as well as a ne

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Energy,Energy Efficiency,Energy Policy,Policy,climate policy

0 replies | 1042 views | Posted on: 11/09/2020 | Last updated: 11/09/2020

Webinar: Policy for the Architect Advocate, January 19, 6:30 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Regulations effect the work of architects, planners, and designers. While policy advocacy may not be part of your day-to-day workflow and policymaking may seem far afield from your skillset, you may b

Filed under: Architects

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Architecture,Design,Sustainable Architecture,Urban Planning,Policy

0 replies | 709 views | Posted on: 12/20/2020 | Last updated: 12/20/2020

Webinar: Massachusetts Environmental and Energy Agenda for 2021, January 20, 4 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

This EBC Leadership webinar will feature Kathleen Theoharides, Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

For her keyn

Filed under: Government Policies

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Energy,Energy Efficiency,Government,Policy,Environmental Activism

0 replies | 803 views | Posted on: 12/20/2020 | Last updated: 12/20/2020

Webinar: Protecting Coastal Resources and Structures, Part 1 – The Intersection of Nature, Science and Policy, January 27, 9 am EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

The pressure to protect coastal properties from storm damage and erosion due to sea level rise and more intense and more frequent coastal storms is increasing. Property owners, from residential homeow

Filed under: Sustainable Communities and Developments

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Policy,Land Science,Coastal Development

0 replies | 788 views | Posted on: 12/27/2020 | Last updated: 12/27/2020

Online: 2021 Midwest Energy Solutions Conference, Presented by Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, February 16 - 19

by SarahA

The Midwest Energy Solutions Conference is the region's premier energy efficiency event.

Once a year, MEEA invites all energy stakeholders to gather at the annual Midwest Energy Solutions

Filed under: Trade Shows and Events

Illinois Green Building Group

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Policy,Building Technology,Conference

0 replies | 1070 views | Posted on: 01/11/2021 | Last updated: 01/18/2021

Webinar: Climate Mobilization Act Primer, Presented by BEExNY March 16, 1 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Get informed on New York City climate legislation and its impact on buildings. Register now for the Climate Mobilization Act Primer, a one-hour seminar examining the basic principles of the Clima

Filed under: Government Agencies and Initiatives

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Initiatives,Policy,Government Policy,Climate Mobilization Act

0 replies | 756 views | Posted on: 02/03/2021 | Last updated: 02/04/2021

Virtual Event: Sustainability Week - Countdown to COP26, October 4-7

by samanthaklein // Intern

As COP26 approaches can governments, corporations and private businesses change how society works in order to meet the Paris agreement targets on time?

Sustainability Week: Countdown to COP26, hear

Filed under: Government Agencies and Initiatives

Keywords: Sustainability,Policy,Paris Agreement

0 replies | 1448 views | Posted on: 09/07/2021 | Last updated: 09/07/2021