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DC Area Climate and Energy Research Workshop

DC Area Climate and Energy Research Conference

Friday, April 22, 2016

Letts Formal Lounge

American University

Please join us for the fourth annual research workshop for Washington, DC area faculty focusing on energy and climate change issues. The workshop aims to promote collaboration among local scholars and provide an opportunity for feedback on current research projects and work-in-progress. All papers will be circulated to registered participants in advance in order to facilitate an active and informed discussion. Presentations will be extremely brief: authors will have 10 minutes to provide a summary of their papers, discussants will have 10 minutes to comment, and 30 minutes will be reserved for open discussion.  

Register here.

Agenda

9:30AM: Coffee and Welcome

10:00AM-10:50AM: Decomposing Action Intention for Climate Change

Authors: Kurt A. Carlson, Robin L. Dillon, Christopher Hydock (Georgetown University)

Discussant:  Sanjay Patnaik (George Washington University)

11:00AM-11:50AM: A Resilience Perspective on Organizational Adaptation to Ecological Adversity

Authors: Viviane Clément, Jorge Rivera, (George Washington University) and Pete Tashman (Portland State)

Discussant: Alexander Ovodenko (U.S. Department of Energy)

12:00PM-12:50PM: Lunch

1:00PM-1:50PM: Vulnerability and Environmental Performance:Hypothesizing a New Relationship Between Extreme Weather and National Environmental Outcomes

Authors: Todd Eisenstadt, Daniel Fiorino, and Daniela Stevens (American University)

Discussant: Paasha Mahdavi (Georgetown University)

2:00PM-2:30PM: Coffee Break

2:30PM-3:20PM: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Airlines and Shipping: Markets and Political Settlements

Author: Alexander Ovodenko (U.S. Department of Energy)

Discussant: Sikina Jinnah (American University)

 

All papers will be circulated to registered participants in advance in order to facilitate discussion.

For questions and diet or accessibility concerns, contact Carolyn Turkaly at gep@american.edu

Parking and Directions

American University's main campus is adjacent to Ward Circle at the intersection of Massachusetts and Nebraska avenues in northwest Washington, D.C. Glover Gate, the main entrance to campus, is located at 4400 Massachusetts Avenue. 

When you arrive at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue NW and Glover Gate, turn into the Katzen Parking garage and follow the signs to level P2.

The closest Metro station to AU is the Tenleytown-AU stop on the Red line.

View a campus map here.