On 20-27 April 2009, the Ecologic Institute launches its newly established Washington DC office with a series of events focused on transatlantic environmental policies. Over the course of this week, Ecologic will partner with established civil society and educational institutions to address a range of timely issues, from new challenges for Arctic governance over comparative approaches to green recovery to transatlantic experiences with the promotion of renewable energy sources.
20 April 2009 – The Changing Climate in U.S. Renewable Energy Markets and Policy
Transatlantic Breakfast with Matt Clouse co-hosted by the American Embassy in Berlin and the Ecologic Institute
20 April 2009 – The Role of Think Tanks in International Environmental Governance
Ecologic Dinner Dialogue, part of the Ecologic Institute's Social-ecological research (SÖF projects)
21 April 2009 – Transatlantic Recovery: Green Jobs for a Cool Planet?
Lunch Dialogue co-hosted by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Ecologic Institute
21 April 2009 – Policy Pathways Toward Improved Governance of a Warming Arctic
Roundtable Seminar convened by Ecologic and the German Marshall Fund of the United States
21 April 2009 – Ecologic Institute Washington DC Launch Celebration
Grand Reception, co-hosted by the German Marshall Fund of the United States
22 April 2009 – Geoengineering and the Governance of International Spaces
Luncheon hosted with the Foundation for the Good Governance of International Spaces
22 April 2009 – Konrad von Moltke Fund
The memory of Konrad von Moltke is being honored on Earth Day with a reception marking the start of the Konrad von Moltke Fund in the U.S.
22 April 2009 – The Evolution of EU Environmental Governance
Joint Symposium at Johns Hopkins University with Dr. Ingmar von Homeyer, Senior Fellow at the Ecologic Institute
23 April 2009 – The Role of Think Tanks in International Environmental Governance
Second InEG Network Meeting, part of the Ecologic Institute's Social-ecological research (SÖF projects)
23 April 2009 – Overcoming the Economic Crisis with Renewable Energies
Noon Briefing on Capitol Hill jointly organized with the Heinrich Böll Foundation
27 April 2009 – Transatlantic Transition towards a Low Carbon Economy
Ecologic Dinner Dialogue with Christopher Flavin, Worldwatch Institute
The Ecologic Institute is a leading European not-for-profit environmental policy think tank. Founded in Berlin in 1995, with additional offices in Brussels and Vienna, it is a member of the network of Institutes of European Environmental Policy (IEEP), and provides information to the public as well as research and advice to government agencies, international organizations, as well as educational and civil society institutions on both sides of the Atlantic. Its Washington DC office will help inform the public and promote transatlantic cooperation on climate and energy, European integration and the environment, and infrastructures and transformation.
Ecologic Press Release: Leading European Environmental Think Tank Launches Washington DC Institute