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5:30 PM
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Energy Policy in the New Congress: Is This Climate Policy’s Moment?

January 30 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

As the 116th Congress takes its seat, the dynamics around U.S. climate policy are potentially more interesting than at any time in nearly a decade. Incoming Democratic members have promised to propose a Green New Deal that they claim would support job growth and reduced carbon emissions. Meanwhile, House leadership is considering revisiting cap-and-trade legislation passed in 2009 that narrowly failed in the Senate. And, despite Republicans’ historical opposition to most climate policies, nascent support for a carbon tax by several members in the Climate Solutions Caucus was one of the few bright spots in U.S. climate policy in 2018.... [more]

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6:00 PM
Free

Solarbration: New Energy for a New Year!

January 30 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic for a fun night of food, drinks, and raffle prizes as we celebrate our community and all things solar at our 4th annual winter Solarbration! Tickets are free, but donations are welcome! This year, Redrocks on H Street has graciously provided a venue for the evening. Cocktails and beer will be provided courtesy of Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Sierra Nevada Brewing Company.

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