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ADVISORY: Press Call: Response to President Trump’s Announcement on Paris Agreement

WASHINGTON (June 1, 2017)—Immediately following President Trump’s announcement today on the Paris Agreement, WRI is hosting a press call with U.S. and global experts on what the decision means for climate change, energy, business, and international dynamics.

Multiple reports indicate that the President will announce that he will pull the U.S. out of the Agreement, but the final decision remains uncertain.

At 4:30 p.m. ET today, World Resources Institute will bring in various perspectives to provide context and explain what this means for the U.S. and the world.

Speakers include:

Andrew Steer, President & CEO, World Resources Institute

Christina Figueres, Former Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Mindy Lubber, President & CEO, Ceres

Jerry Brown, Governor of California

Call-in information follows below.

** Please note the exact timing of the call is subject to change pending the timing of the White House. Please RSVP to rgerholdt@wri.org to ensure you are notified of any changes.**

WHAT

WRI Press Call Featuring State, International and Business Leaders on Trump’s Decision on the Paris Agreement

WHEN

Thursday, June 1, at 4:30pm ET (RSVP to be notified if any changes)

WHO

Andrew Steer, President & CEO, World Resources Institute

Christina Figueres, Former Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Mindy Lubber, President & CEO, Ceres

Jerry Brown, Governor of California

DIAL-IN INFORMATION

• US Toll-Free: 866-803-2143

• US/International Toll: +1-210-795-1098

When the operator answers, use the verbal passcode "WRI".

For additional International Toll-Free lines, please contact rgerholdt@wri.org.

PLEASE RSVP

To RSVP, please email Rhys Gerholdt, Senior Communications Manager, at rgerholdt@wri.org.

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