WHAT: Please join the World Resources Institute (WRI) for a policy briefing for journalists on Wednesday that will summarize progress by the U.S. and other key countries, as well as business leaders, during the United Nations climate change conference (COP15).

WHEN: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. (Copenhagen time)

WHERE: Bella Center; Hall H; Asger Jorn room; Copenhagen, Denmark

WHO: Jonathan Lash, president, WRI

WHY: Details on progress made so far in Copenhagen will be outlined by Jonathan Lash, a co-founder of the United States Climate Action Partnership. Other WRI experts will also be on hand to answer questions on progress made at the conference regarding topics such as finance, forests, adaptation, and the latest public statements from world leaders.

The briefing will also be Webcast live and archived.

RSVP: Paul Mackie, WRI director of media relations, +1(202) 729-7684,