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Hill Briefing: Opportunities in International Climate Cooperation
November 10

Hill Briefing: Opportunities in International Climate Cooperation


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Date November 10, 2015
Time 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Locations 121 Canon House Office Building, Washington DC 20515

 

Please join us in 121 Canon HOB for a discussion of the latest updates and developments in international climate policy as nations prepare for international negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), set to take place in Paris, France from November 30 – December 11, 2015.

Panelists will discuss key issues for the negotiations, including national commitments to cut emissions and expand clean energy, fairness and equity considerations, and initiatives to build resilience in highly vulnerable countries. We’ll also explore subnational, national, and intergovernmental opportunities to work with private sector and civil society initiatives, and the growing call from communities of faith for action on climate change.

Lunch refreshments will be served.

Please arrive by 3:00pm for registration.

The event will be begin promptly at 3:00pm.

Moderated by: Keya Chatterjee, Executive Director, U.S. Climate Action Network

Panelists:

  • Jose Aguto, Friends Committee on National Legislation
  • Heather Coleman, Oxfam American
  • Kathy Egland, NAACP
  • Jake Schmidt, Natural Resources Defense Council

 

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Sponsored By:

Action Aid USA • American Security Project • Church World Service • Citizens for Global Solutions • Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life • Friends Committee on National Legislation • Moms Clean Air Force • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People • Natural Resources Defense Council • Oxfam America • Sierra Club • Sisters of Mercy • Sojourners • The Nature Conservancy • Union of Concerned Scientists • US Climate Action Network

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