Dear State Alumni member,
Dr. Jonathan Pershing, Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change at the U.S. Department of State, will join State Alumni for a Q&A Live discussion on the outcomes of the COP-15 UN climate change conference.
The online discussion will take place Thursday, February 18, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST* (15:00 - 16:00 GMT**).
Dr. Pershing serves as the head of the U.S. delegation for the UN Climate Change negotiations and represented the United States at COP-15 in Copenhagen, Denmark, December 7-18, 2009. Before joining the Department of State, Dr. Pershing served as a lead author for the Nobel-prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which provides regular assessments of the climate change issue.
Dr. Pershing welcomes your questions about U.S. policy on climate change, the outcomes of COP-15, and on future initiatives. Visit the State Alumni website for more information, to submit a question or comment, and to participate in the live event. Questions will be accepted now or at any time during the event. A transcript will be available after the event.
* EST - Eastern Standard Time (New York City)
** GMT - Greenwich Mean Time (London)
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The State Alumni Team