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Events - Transatlantic Program

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Wildlife in a Changing Climate - How does climate change effect biodiversity and eco-systems and how to respond to it?

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30 September 2010
Berlin
Germany
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On 30 September 2010, a transatlantic Ecologic Dinner Dialogue on “Widlife in a Changing Climate - How does climate change effect biodiversity and eco-systems and how to respond to it?“ was held in Berlin in honour of Jeremy Symons, Senior Vice President for Conservation and Education of the US National Wildlife Federation (NWF). The discussion focused on exploring the main...Read more

Harnessing Renewable Energy for Job Creation and Growth

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21 September 2010
Washington, DC
United States
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While legislators were introducing a major new bill on renewable electricity in the U.S. Senate on 21 September 2010, a transatlantic lunch in the U.S. Capitol Building convened two veterans of the debate on clean energy reform for an exchange of lessons learned and future opportunities. The lunch, featuring...Read more

Smart Energy Dialog

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9 June 2010
Berlin
Germany
The first Smart Energy Dialog, held on 9 June 2010 in Berlin, established a forum for discussion on the co-transformation of the energy and transport sectors. Sixty European and American experts from the areas of industry, research and policy-making came together at the Hertie School of Governance to discuss a roadmap towards energy security, energy efficiency and the decarbonisation of our economies.Read more

Green Jobs – Green Growth: The New Energy Economy

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6 June 2010 to 12 June 2010
Berlin, Essen
Germany
As part of the Transatlantic Climate Bridge, an informational trip for a group of political decision makers and entrepreneurs from the southern United States took place from 6 to 12 June 2010. The programme informed the participants about job creation in a “green” economy by using Germany as an example. In so doing, the main challenges and opportunities of a progressive climate and energy policy were presented. In addition to the focus on law making and political factors, other important aspects of the programme were the information exchange with experts in this field and the identification of best practice examples. The tour was organized and implemented by the Ecologic Institute.Read more

Informational Visitors Program on Climate Protection and Renewable Energy

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16 May 2010 to 22 May 2010
Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig
Germany

From 16 to 22 May 2010, a visitors programme on climate and renewable energy took place in Berlin, Dresden and Leipzig. The programme was organised by the Ecologic Institute in co-operation with the German Federal Foreign Office, addressing policy-makers at the state, regional and municipal level as well as...Read more

Transatlantic Exchange on Green Buildings and Architecture

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11 April 2010 to 17 April 2010
Frankfurt, Darmstadt, Berlin
Germany

As part of the "Transatlantic Climate Bridge", the Ecologic Institute organized a visitors programme on Green Buildings and Architecture, addressing 20 expert journalists from the USA and Canada. The informational tour took place from 11 April  to 17 April 2010 in Frankfurt, Darmstadt and Berlin.

The main goal of the Program was to provide the participants with insights into the green...Read more

Responding to Climate Change – The ongoing work of the U.S. National Academies Committee on America's Climate Choices

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23 March 2010
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The ongoing work of the U.S. National Academies Committee on America's Climate Choices was the topic of a Transatlantic Dinner Dialogue on 23 March 2010 in honour of Donald F. Boesch. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) addresses critical national issues and gives advice based on scientific findings to...Read more

Climate and Environmental Governance after Copenhagen

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22 January 2010
Berlin
Germany
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On 22 January 2010, an Ecologic Transatlantic Luncheon was held in Berlin in honour of Adil Najam, a Professor at Boston University. In his short speech, Adil Najam pointed out that Copenhagen was different from other international conferences and also that the wrong conclusions have been drawn...Read more

Ecologic Institute Technology Transfer Side Event at UNFCCC COP-15 in Copenhagen

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11 December 2009
Copenhagen
Denmark
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The Ecologic Institute presented its policy brief on the transfer of climate technology to developing countries at a side event on 11 December 2009 at the UNFCCC COP15 in Copenhagen. The policy brief, addressed primarily to UNFCCC negotiators, surveys Party positions on technology transfer in the UNFCCC negotiations and tested areas of contention against evidence in the academic literature offering...Read more

Climate Change and Climate Policy in Europe and the US

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7 November 2009 to 11 November 2009
Chesapeake Bay near Washington, DC
United States

As part of the Transatlantic Climate Bridge, the Ecologic Institute organised a Transatlantic Media Dialogue to discuss climate policy in Europe and the U.S. with a focus on the upcoming Copenhagen climate summit. The exchange took place from 9-11 November 2009 at the Aspen Wye River Conference Center on Chesapeake Bay near Washington, DC. The dialogue brought together nearly 25...Read more

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