National Press Club Briefing by Jonathan Lash on December 19th, 2006.

Executive Summary

In this fourth in a series of annual briefings, WRI President Jonathan Lash briefed journalists on five key environmental issues to watch in 2007:

  • The prospects for federal legislation to curb greenhouse gas emissions
  • Biofuels and the Agriculture Bill
  • Innovative policies to reduce pollution of the Chesapeake Bay
  • Fast moving developments in climate science and technology
  • Prospects for international action on climate change.