What to Expect from the Obama Administration's Debut at UN Climate Negotiations (recording enclosed)
USCAN member representatives discuss the significance of the Obama administration's first UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany March 29-April 8.
Washington, D.C. - USCAN member representatives will discuss the significance of the Obama administration's first UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany March 29-April 8. Presenters will explain what the United States must accomplish leading up to Copenhagen, what developing countries will need to bring to the table, and how the global economic crisis will affect negotiations. Speakers will also discuss how the policy debate underway in the US is being perceived by other nations. The meeting in Bonn is the first negotiating session of this year and is part of a series of meetings slated to produce a successor to the Kyoto Protocol in December 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
WHAT: Briefing for Media via Conference Call
- Alden Meyer, Director of Strategy & Policy, Union of Concerned Scientists
- Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Natural Resources Defense Council
- Jennifer Haverkamp, Managing Director for International Policy & Negotiations, Environmental Defense Fund
WHEN: Tuesday, March 24, 2009 11:00 a.m. Eastern
DOWNLOAD: Download MP3 recording (56 minutes)