International Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Mitigation-Technologies and Measures: This workshop is co-sponsored by the US Country Studies Program (USCSP), Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zuzammenarbeit (GTZ) mbH, the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) State Science and Technology Commission (SSTC), the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Canadian Environmental Protection Service and others. The workshop, scheduled for 12-15 November 1996 in Beijing, will provide an international forum for the exchange of information among representatives of countries conducting studies on greenhouse gas mitigation technologies and measures and other international experts. For information contact: Ron Benioff, USCSP, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, PO-63, Washington, DC 20585, USA, tel: +1 202 426-0011, fax: +1 202 426-1540, e- mail: email@example.com; Prof. Wu Zongxin, China Country Study Office (CCSO), Energy Science Bldg., Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, PRC, tel: +8610-259-4828; fax: +8610-256-4177; e-mail; THINET@beep2,ihep.ac.cn. Also try http://www.ji.org.
International Workshop on the Preparation of Climate Change Action Plans: This workshop, co-sponsored by the Indonesian Ministry of the Environment and the USCSP, is scheduled for January 1997. The workshop will provide a forum for countries to share their experiences and preliminary results from their planning activities, as well as training and technical assistance to countries on the preparation of climate change action plans. Participation is open to all countries. For information contact: Sandy Guill, USCSP, P.O. Box 63, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20585, USA, tel +1 202 426- 1464, fax: +1 202 426-1540 or 1551, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Conference on Environmental Implications of Energy and Transport Subsidies: The Conference, scheduled for 11-12 September 1996, is organized by the OECD, the Italian Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Environment, with support from US EPA. Its objectives are to: review studies on the environmental and economic effects of removing subsidies and other supports to energy and transport; and consider advantages and disadvantages of different approaches to reforming policies and addressing externalities in the energy and transport sectors. For information contact: Laurie Michaelis, OECD, tel: +33 1 45 24 98 17, fax: +33 1 45 24 78 76, e-mail: email@example.com; GianCarlo Tosato, ENEA, tel: +39 6 3048 3958, fax: +39 6 3048 3657; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Landfill Gas-to-Energy Training Workshops: The US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) is sponsoring workshops for government officials and private-sector firms to learn about the benefits of landfill gas-to-energy recovery projects, which involve capturing methane produced from landfills or large open dumps for use as a cost-effective energy source. The workshop for Asia and the Pacific is scheduled for 22 August 1996 at the UN Conference Center in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop for Central and Eastern Europe is scheduled for 9 September 1996 at the Warsaw Marriott Hotel, Warsaw, Poland. For more information contact: Tom Kerr, US EPA, tel: +1 202 233-9768; fax: +1 202 233-9569; e-mail: email@example.com.
International Conference on Energy Efficiency Technologies and Services: This conference is scheduled for 3-5 September 1996 in Monterey, California, USA. For information contact Ron Benioff, USCSP, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, PO-63, Washington, DC 20585, USA, tel: +1 202 426-1637, fax: +1 202 426-1551. Also try http://www.ji.org.
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