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GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION SUMMIT Washington, D.C. pledged to set standards for net-zero carbon buildings by 2050 and reduce waste sent to landfills by 2030 at the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit.

DC Pledges to Mitigate Climate Change Effects at Summit

The Bowser administration announced its commitment to several new initiatives to combat climate change, including a transition toward zero waste and the development of net-zero carbon buildings, at the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco on Sept. 12-14. Represented at the San Francisco summit by Director of the[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Beeck Center Aids White House Fundraiser for Clean Energy

The university announced Tuesday that the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation has helped the White House and Department of Energy raise $4 billion to invest into clean energy companies in the private sector. The funding project is part of the Obama administration’s recent efforts to increase clean energy[Read More…]

by July 9, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Reimagining A Brighter Tomorrow

Reimagining A Brighter Tomorrow

A recent working paper by the International Monetary Fund found that the total annual cost on the global economy from fossil fuel subsidies amounts to $5.3 trillion, or 6 percent of global GDP. Even more surprisingly, poor countries dole out the largest amount of these subsidies. Subsidies and the exclusion[Read More…]

by June 4, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Obama: Next Generation Must ‘Dream Big’ to Meet Clean Energy Goals

Obama: Next Generation Must ‘Dream Big’ to Meet Clean Energy Goals

President Obama discussed his administration’s plan to reduce oil dependence and ensure energy security in McDonough Arena Wednesday morning, addressing an audience of students, faculty and staff along with a number of White House officials and other government representatives. “The United States of America cannot afford to bet our long-term[Read More…]

by April 10, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Former CIA Director Calls on Past Leaders For Clean Energy Plan

Converting the green energy movement into a profitable economic engine was the central theme of “Green to Gold: Growing the Green Energy Economy,” sponsored by the McDonough School of Business and Georgetown’s Energy and Clean Tech Club on Saturday. The keynote speaker was former Central Intelligence Agency Director R. James[Read More…]

by April 13, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized