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Press Advisory for Friday, November 10

Press Advisory for Friday, November 10

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES
CONTACT:

Eric Steen, erics@bluegreenalliance.org, 612-466-4488


ADVISORY: U.S. Labor, Environmental, Business Leaders to Discuss Climate Action and Support for Global Agreement Despite Current Administration


BONN – Leaders from the BlueGreen Alliance will be joined by The Business Council for Sustainable Energy at a press briefing during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) to discuss how the labor and environmental movements have joined with businesses to push for cities, states, and regions to take action on climate in the face of the Trump administration’s commitment to withdraw from the Paris agreement. 

The speakers will also highlight opportunities for the U.S. to reduce carbon pollution and create quality jobs. Speakers will reiterate support for an international agreement that supports workers and addresses the ongoing climate crisis. 

The event will take place on Friday, November 10 at 10:30 a.m. at Press Conference Room 2, Theatre | Zone BULA 4. 

You can find the BlueGreen Alliance’s statement of principles on COP23 at https://www.bluegreenalliance.org/cop23. 

WHAT: 
U.S. labor, environmental, business leaders to discuss climate action, support for global agreement despite lack of action by current administration 

WHO: 

Alden Meyer, Director of Strategy and Policy, Union of Concerned Scientists

Lisa Jacobson, President, The Business Council for Sustainable Energy

Anna Fendley, Legislative Representative, United Steelworkers

Jessica Eckdish, Senior Policy Advisor, BlueGreen Alliance 

WHEN:
Friday, November 10 at 10:30 a.m.
 

WHERE:
Press Conference Room 2, Theatre | Zone BULA 4

 

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