Note corrected time: 9:30 a.m. ET//1:30 p.m. GMT

WASHINGTON— Senior representatives from the World Resources Institute (WRI), including President Andrew Steer, will hold a press call to provide insights and context for the upcoming UN Climate Summit. The experts will focus on key areas where major announcements and developments are expected, especially around cities, forests, and finance.

The press call will take place on Friday, September 12 at 9:30 A.M. EDT//1:30 P.M. GMT.

The UN Climate Summit provide a forum for heads of state, business leaders, and civil society to make commitments to advance action on climate change. On the call, WRI experts will discuss what governments and businesses can do to advance more sustainable cities and reduce city-level emissions, reduce deforestation rates, restore degraded lands, and accelerate financial flows to mitigate climate change.


Press call to discuss key focus areas ahead of the UN Climate Summit.


  • Andrew Steer, President & CEO, WRI
  • Manish Bapna, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, WRI
  • Jennifer Morgan, Director, Climate and Energy Programs, WRI
  • Craig Hanson, Director, Food, Forests, and Water Programs, WRI


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Friday, September 12, 2014

Conference call starts at 9:30 a.m. ET//1:30 p.m. GMT

RSVP required to Daniel Melling (

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