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PRESS CALL: Lubchenco to detail climate change impacts on farmers in new NOAA-led report

By Joe Romm on June 16, 2009 at 1:43 pm

"PRESS CALL: Lubchenco to detail climate change impacts on farmers in new NOAA-led report"

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Journalists and bloggers interested in understanding the agricultural impacts of unrestricted emissions of greenhouse gases, may be interested in this press call Wednesday, 9:15 am EDT:

WASHINGTON, DC“” As the House of Representatives prepares to debate clean energy and global warming legislation, the vital stake that US farmers and the agriculture economy have in combating global warming is becoming clearer. Today’s new report from the United States Global Change Research Program demonstrates the dramatic impacts climate change will have across regions and industries in the United States.

Details below:

On Wednesday June 17, Administrator of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration and Undersecretary of Commerce Dr. Jane Lubchenco and U.S. Department of Agriculture Director of Global Change William Hohenstein will join Center for American Progress Senior Fellows Andrew Light and Tom Kenworthy on a press conference call at 9:15 AM EDT to discuss the new report and the impacts on agriculture it predicts.

Please email Jason Rahlan at jrahlan@americanprogress.org if you plan to attend the call.

What: Press Call on Agriculture Impacts in new U.S. Climate Impacts Report

When: Wednesday, June 17 at 9:15 AM EDT

Call In: 888-674-0222

ID: Agriculture and Clean Energy

WHO:

Jane Lubchenco, Administrator of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration and Undersecretary of Commerce

William Hohenstein, Director, Global Change Program Office, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Tom Kenworthy, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Andrew Light, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

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