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MEDIA ADVISORY: Experts to discuss EPA’s Clean Power Plan May 18-19 at Vanderbilt

May. 11, 2015—An in-depth exploration of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan to significantly reduce carbon emissions from power plants is the topic of a two-day conference being held May 18-19 at Vanderbilt University Law School.

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‘Post’ reporter to speak on energy and environmental policy

Sep. 28, 2012—“Energy and Environmental Policy at a Crossroads: The 2012 Election,” a talk by Washington Post reporter Juliet Eilperin, will take place Oct. 8 at 12:05 p.m. at the Law School’s Hyatt Room.  

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Sustaining Tennessee in the Face of Climate Change: Karl Dean

Sep. 18, 2012—Watch video of Nashville Mayor, Karl Dean, providing opening remarks at the report release event. He provided insight as to what Nashville is doing to prepare for the future including the sustainable efforts in response to the May 2010 Flood, such as development of the Flood Preparedness and Prevention Plan, buyout of homes and lands...

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VIEE fellow to participate in Young Scientists Summer Program

Mar. 21, 2012—Debra Perrone, a Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment fellow, has been selected to participate in the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Young Scientists Summer Program. The IIASA, located in Laxenburg, Austria, is an international research organization that conducts policy-oriented research. IIASA’s annual Young Scientists Summer Program offers research opportunities to talented young researchers...

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It’s All Connected

Aug. 1, 2011—The Sustainability Project sparks a campus dialogue  about our relationship with the environment and commitment to its future       Bangladesh, in South Asia, is a flat, low-lying land situated between the melting snowcaps of the Himalayas and the rising waters of the Bay of Bengal. As the world warms due to climate change,...

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Video: “Complicated Interdependencies: Water, Energy and Food”

May. 22, 2009—Watch video of a talk by engineering professor George M. Hornberge.

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