The Year Ahead for International Global Warming Talks

Date: March 26, 2009

Location:
Conference Call
901 E Street NW

Washington, DC 20004

Description:

On Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 10:30 A.M. EST, the Pew Environment Group will host a global warming telepress briefing with Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), who chairs key energy and climate panels and Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. This briefing will occur just before the Bonn climate meeting where the world will take the first step on the road to Copenhagen to reach a new international agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol. The speakers will discuss the upcoming climate meeting, the state of play in the international process and what role the United States will play in drafting the new climate treaty.

WHO:

  • Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chairman of Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming and Energy and Environment Subcommittee
  • Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Frame Work Convention on Climate Change
  • Kevin Curtis, Pew Environment Group, Moderator

WHAT:
Expert briefing on the current state of play for the international climate change negotiations, potential outcomes for the upcoming talks and what role the United States will play.

WHEN:
Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 10:30 A.M. Eastern Time

Listen to a recording of the briefing.

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