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International Urban Climate Change Research & Policy Work

Dr. Meyer is engaged in a variety of on-going research, technical assistance provision, and related policy work on climate change and cities, with a primary focus on the problem of raising the finance needed for mitigation and adaptation efforts. Among … Continue reading

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Participation in the Urban Climate Change Research Network

EPSG President Dr. Meyer has been participating in the Urban Climate Change Research Network for seven years. Among his activities for the network have been: Attending the World Urban Forum (WUF10) in Abu Dhabi, UAE in February, 2020 as the … Continue reading

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Work with DE-US, a German-United States Collaboration Network

   

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Brownfields Community Benefits Project

The E.P. Systems Group, Inc., is are pleased to report that, under the leadership of the  Center for Environmental Policy and Management at the University of Louisville, we continue our work under a $1,000,000 award under the EPA’s Brownfields Training, … Continue reading

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Steering Urban Transformations

That was the theme of the tri-lingual (English/Spanish/Portuguese) symposium of the International Urban Planning and Environment Association (IUPEA), held in La Plata, Argentina, in September, 2014.  EPSG Associate Melissa Saunders addressed the issues in Defining Local Planning Objectives During Global … Continue reading

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Urban Climate Change Adaptation

The Urban Climate Change Research Network, an international team led out of Columbia University’s Earth Institute, is currently preparing the Second Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities for release in December 2015 at the  Conference of Parties (COP) 21 … Continue reading

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“Resilience” is NOT Enough

E.P. Systems Group President Peter Meyer and Associate Melissa Saunders contributed to the 14th annual National Conference on Science and the Environment in Washington in January, 2014.  Addressing the conference theme of “Building Climate Solutions,,” they examined how misuse and … Continue reading

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Raising Investment Funds for Clean Energy Programs & Working with Financial Institutions

EPSG President Peter Meyer will present a webinar offering an introduction to clean energy financing options to small local governments, economic development authorities, and non-profit organizations that wish to seek financing from private institutions to launch clean energy programs on … Continue reading

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Spurring Local Economic Development with Clean Energy Programs

EPSG President Peter Meyer will be anchoring a webinar hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy from 3:00 to 4:30 on November 7, addressing how communities can use energy efficiency and renewable energy programs as local economic development initiatives. Come … Continue reading

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Promoting Energy Investments and Job Creation

Come and join The E.P. Systems Group and its President, Peter Meyer, at the 2013 Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference in Washington DC! The conference, a project of the BlueGreen Alliance and an array of labor and environmental groups, with … Continue reading

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