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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
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