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MEDIA ADVISORY: WRI Press Briefing on What to Expect at Copenhagen

WHAT: Please join the World Resources Institute (WRI) for a journalist-only policy briefing this Friday that will preview the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen, Denmark from December 7-18.

WHEN: Friday, November 20, 2009
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Expert Briefings and Question & Answer Session
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Happy Hour Reception

WHERE: World Resources Institute,
10 G Street, NE
, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20002 (Metro: Red Line to Union Station)

WHO: Jonathan Lash, president, World Resources Institute,
Jennifer Morgan, director, WRI Climate and Energy Program

WHY: Details on possible outcomes in Copenhagen will be outlined, including WRI expert perspectives on provisions for finance, forests, and adaptation – taking into account the latest public statements from leaders of the U.S., China, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, and country environment ministries. WRI Climate and Energy program Director Jennifer Morgan will also release a new report, Foundations for a Low Carbon Future: Essential Elements of a Copenhagen Agreement.

RSVP: Paul Mackie, WRI director of media relations, +1(202) 729-7684, pmackie@wri.org

SOCIAL MEDIA: Twitter hashtag #wrinews

RSVP by Wednesday, November 18, 2009

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