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Climate Action Network Experts React to Outcomes of Major Economies Forum
CAN experts provide analysis of the Major Economies Forum, held in Washington, DC April 27-28, 2009.
This Tuesday experts from the Climate Action Network, the largest network of organizations focused on climate change in the world, will provide analysis of the Major Economies Forum (MEF), held in Washington, D.C., April 27 and 28. Presenters will cover outcomes from the forum and expectations from talks leading up to the UN summit in Copenhagen this December.
Speakers also will discuss if developed countries at the MEF demonstrated a willingness to lead on climate change; how multilateral cooperation on technology can contribute to curbing greenhouse gas emissions; the role of emerging economies in the negotiations; and the importance of protecting vulnerable communities from the worst effects of climate change.
- Ned Helme, President, Center for Clean Air Policy
- Jennifer Haverkamp, Int'l Climate Policy, Managing Director, EnvironmentalDefense Fund
- Nick Mabey, Chief Executive, E3G (UK)
- Marcelo Furtado, Executive Director, Greenpeace Brazil
Tuesday, April 28, 2009, 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Dial-in to 866-939-8416 or 678-302-3534. Please dial-in 10-15 minutes in advance.
Ask for the CAN Major Economies Forum Press Briefing
About Climate Action Network
The Climate Action Network (CAN) is a worldwide network of over 450 Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.