Climate Change Experts to Discuss Issues Surrounding Copenhagen Conference

Climate Change Experts to Discuss Issues Surrounding Copenhagen Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY – Oct. 1, 2009

WHAT:         The top climate lawyer in the White House, a leading Capitol Hill staffer, a prominent China expert, and a vice  president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will engage in a broad-ranging dialogue on U.S. climate legislation, the upcoming international negotiations, and the role of China.  

WHEN:           October 5, 2009 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm

WHO:             Panelists:

  •       Jody Freeman, Counselor for Energy and Climate Change, The White House
  •       Lorie Schmidt, Senior Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee

  •       Taiya Smith, Senior Associate, China Program, Carnegie Endowment for Peace
  •       Stephen Eule, Vice President, Climate and Technology, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for 21st Century Energy


  • Professor Albert Bressand, Executive Director, Center for Energy, Marine Transportation and Public Policy, Columbia University School of Public Affairs;
  • Professor Michael Gerrard, Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School


WHERE: Columbia Law School, Jerome L. Greene Hall, Room 104. Located at West 116th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

Note to Media: RSVP to have a seat reserved, contact: Nancy L. Goldfarb, Director of Public affairs, Columbia Law School, 212-854-1584 or [email protected].



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