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PRESS EVENT: World Resources Institute’s “Stories to Watch in 2012”

WHAT
Manish Bapna, Interim President, World Resources Institute, will hold a briefing for journalists to preview key environmental issues in 2012.

Presentation followed by Q&A session.

Bapna will discuss topics such as: What does the U.S. presidential election mean for key environmental issues, including the future of the EPA? What will be the key drivers for renewable energy in 2012? What does China’s upcoming leadership transition mean? How will the expanding global population impact scarce natural resources, including forests? What will happen at the 2012 Earth Summit in Rio?

WHEN
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
9 – 10:30 a.m. EST
Continental breakfast will be served.

WHERE
National Press Club, The Holeman Lounge 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20045

RSVP REQUIRED: press@wri.org

NOTE: We will be live-blogging this event at: www.wri.org/storiestowatch. Use the tag #STW12 to join the conversation.

DIAL-IN INFORMATION (TBD)
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WHO
Manish Bapna, WRI’s interim president, has been with the organization for five years, previously serving as its managing director. Bapna is an internationally recognized expert on environmental and sustainability issues, with a background in international development, rural poverty and natural resources.

He is a frequently published author, with recent pieces in the Washington Post, McClatchy-Tribune News, Bangkok Post and Huffington Post.

For more information contact: Michael Oko, WRI director of media relations, (202) 729-7684; moko@wri.org

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