Leading U.S. experts on China will brief journalists Tuesday on Beijing’s climate policies and the actions it is taking to combat climate change both domestically and internationally. A panel of four experts affiliated with the ChinaFAQs network, a project of the World Resources Institute, will discuss the prospects for progress on China’s climate goals, including carbon intensity, and for U.S. – China cooperation on climate change. The event will be moderated by Jonathan Lash, president of WRI. The briefing will be followed with light refreshments and the opportunity for journalists to meet with the panelists.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST
World Resources Institute 10 G Street NE Suite 800, Washington, DC 20002 (Metro: Red Line to Union Station)
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Deborah Seligsohn, principal advisor of China Climate and Energy Program, WRI
Chris Nielsen, executive director of the China Project, Harvard University
Taiya M. Smith, senior associate of China Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Julian L. Wong, senior policy analyst with Energy Opportunity Team, Center for American Progress
Jessica Forres, WRI media officer, +1(202) 729-7736, firstname.lastname@example.org
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