Remarks by Jonathan Lash on December 18, 2007 at the National Press Club Briefing for Journalists

Executive Summary

In this fifth in a series of annual briefings, WRI President Jonathan Lash briefed journalists on seven key environmental issues to watch in 2007:

  • What is likely to happen on the international climate front?
  • What will Congress do about climate change in 2008?
  • Does the Environmental Protection Agency have a surprise for us?
  • What will be the direction of biofuels?
  • How is China going to react with regard to climate change over the coming year?
  • What new emerging environmental technologies can we expect?
  • Could weather play a role in the upcoming U.S. elections?