Learn more about the recently released National Climate Assessment (NCA), and about projected impacts in our region, at the Graham Sustainability Institute's “Adaptation in the Great Lakes Region” Conference at the University of Michigan on June 24-26, 2014.
Monday, August 11, 2014 to Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Come hear the latest in clean vehicle research from the leading investigators in the US and China. A plenary session with government and industry leaders will be followed by technical breakout sessions covering:
Michigan is home to over 120 craft beer producers (and counting), but did you know we’re also at the leading edge of eco-friendly brewing?
Discover how brewers of “The Great Beer State” are reducing energy consumption and boosting their bottom lines with solar and geothermal, water recycling, renewable energy credits, and LEED certification. And maybe even have a taste of the results!
A variety of alternative transportation fuels exist and technologies to utilize these fuels are evolving rapidly. This event will explore the intersection of options, opportunities, and the Michigan companies that are leading the effort with technology development.
The University of Michigan Energy Institute (UMEI), in conjunction with the Michigan Institute for Teaching and Research in Economics (MITRE), is hosting a Fall 2014 conference on economic and policy research that addresses energy use in the transportation sector and its environmental implications. The objective is to bring scholars at the frontier of transportation and energy economics research together with practitioners from industry and government to exchange ideas and research findings.
Friday, October 10, 2014 to Friday, October 17, 2014
The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP, www.fapesp.br/en) is organizing an “Advanced School on the Present and Future of Bioenergy”, which will take place at the University of Campinas (Unicamp), in Campinas, Brazil, between October 10 and 17, 2014.
As the new energy economy develops, it will bring the creation of new and different jobs. What might some of those be, and what skills will be required? What type of education will be needed to prepare for those jobs, and how will current offerings change?