Anthony Noce

Science & the Congress - Livestream Briefing on Energy Policy in the Next Congress: Predictions and Guesses

Blog Post created by Anthony Noce on Dec 5, 2016


  Policy in the Next Congress:

  Predictions and Guesses


  December 8, 2016, 12:00
  p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  American Chemical
  Society, 1155 16th St. NW, Washington, DC


Energy policy spans sectors from
  resource extraction, generation and distribution, and research &
  development of energy production and storage. In recent years, policy
  discussions have become even more complex as innovation and economic trends
  have introduced new variables. For example: enhanced oil and gas recovery
  methods; renewables such as solar, wind, and biofuels; readiness of
  continent-wide grids to handle centralized versus local production and
  storage; cybersecurity of distribution; public opinions on carbon and



  This panel will discuss their thoughts on how energy policy may be considered
  starting in 2017 given the new Administration and Congressional session,
  followed by Q&A with the audience. Lunch served on location; livestream
  information below.


  Moderator & Panel


  Michael K. Dorsey, National
  Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

  Sasha Mackler,

  Kristin Omberg,
  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  Pavel Tsvetkov,
  Texas A&M University




  (No RSVP needed; click
  through to the listed video)