EDF Climate Corps Blog: Events and Webinars

  • Top Takeaways from the Energy Solutions Exchange, Day 2

    Scott Wentzell | October 23, 2015

    Much like day one of the Energy Solutions Exchange, day two didn’t disappoint. Before I head off to join the attendees on our brewery tour, I wanted to share three final takeaways from today’s Energy Solutions Exchange:

  • Top Takeaways from the Energy Solutions Exchange, Day 1

    Scott Wentzell | October 22, 2015

    Listening to the speakers today at EDF’s Energy Solutions Exchange, I knew I was in the right room. Puns about LED lighting were made – and appreciated. Microgrids were spelled out on power point presentations as “µ-grids.” VFDs were touted as important albeit not photogenic. And when asked, “Who here knows what CHP is?” almost every hand was raised....

  • Chicago, DC, NYC, Oh My! EDF Climate Corps Network Events around the Country

    Kate Hanley | July 24, 2015

    While the summer is usually time for our fellows to be deeply involved in their summer projects, last week, we gathered current fellows and other EDF Climate Corps network members in three different cities across the crountry to meet, mingle and discuss the work that they are all concentrating on. 

  • How Energy Managers are Getting More Out of Their Lunch Hour

    Kate Hanley | July 13, 2015

    Looking for a productive way to spend your lunch hour? Look no further than EDF Climate Corps’ Energy Efficiency Expertise (3E) Webinar Series!

  • The Secret Sauce in EDF Climate Corps’s Success: Our Fellow Training

    Liz Delaney | June 2, 2015

    Some good news to start your day: our energy future is looking brighter. I’m confident in making such a bold—and optimistic—statement because I’ve just returned from spending three intense, invigorating days training our future energy leaders: namely, the 2015 class of EDF Climate Corps fellows. 

  • EDF Climate Corps Alumni Take Capitol Hill

    Kate Hanley | June 1, 2015

    Recently, four of our EDF Climate Corps alumni fellows traveled to Washington, DC to participate in EDF Action’s Lobby Day. Ryan Collins, Farris Galyon, Jie Pan and Rebecca Shao joined EDF staff, trustees and directors on Capitol Hill and met with more than 43 senators and members of Congress on issues of TSCA reform, climate principles and federal methane regulations. 

  • How EDF and Chicago are Leading the Way to Energy-Efficient Buildings

    Ellen Bell | January 12, 2015

    One degree Fahrenheit. Yes, that was Friday’s temperature in Chicago. But instead of thinking about jetting off to a sandy beach in the Caribbean, my thoughts instead turn to a more practical matter. As I look across the Chicago skyline, I wonder how many of these buildings have old, inefficient heating systems.

  • The Winners of the 2014 EDF Climate Corps Fellowship Awards

    Kate Hanley | November 13, 2014

    Two weeks ago, at the 5th Annual EDF Climate Corps Network Event, we celebrated the great work of all the fellows, participating organizations, alumni and partners to cut costs and emissions. We also recognized three outstanding fellows in our first ever Fellowship Awards.

  • Takeaways from the EDF Climate Corps Network Event

    Kelly Jones | November 5, 2014

    At the close of last week’s EDF Climate Corps Network Event, Jason Jay, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan, asked everyone to take a few moments to think about our takeaways and jot down our action items coming out of the event. One of the next steps I wrote down for myself was to write a blog summarizing my perspective on the two day conference. 

  • The Benefits of Stringent Trucking Standards

    EDF Staff | July 14, 2014

    The Obama Administration is developing new fuel economy standards for trucks and last week, Ceres and Environmental Defense Fund hosted a webinar outlining how implementing strong federal standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks would be truly a win-win situation.