DC Event Change: Roger Pielke Jr. Talk Switched to National Press Club

For those in the DC area, the following Oct. 11 event that I highlighted earlier this week, has been switched to the National Press Club due to demand for tickets.


From Climate Collapse to Climate Fix?

What Comes After Copenhagen, Climategate, Cap and Trade?

Join a conversation on October 11, 2010 between Time Magazine reporter Bryan Walsh and political scientist Roger Pielke, Jr., author of the forthcoming The Climate Fix, as they discuss what comes next for global warming policy and politics.

6:00 - 730pm

Monday Oct. 11

National Press Club

First Amendment Lounge

529 14th Street, NW

 

RSVP to events@thebreakthrough.org

Co-sponsored by the Breakthrough Institute; Third Way; Yale Environment 360; the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University; the Said Business School at the University of Oxford; The Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder; and the School of Communication at American University

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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 16: CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta (R) returns to the White House with CNN Washington bureau chief Sam Feist after Federal judge Timothy J. Kelly ordered the White House to reinstate his press pass November 16, 2018 in Washington, DC. CNN has filed a lawsuit against the White House after Acosta's press pass was revoked after a dispute involving a news conference last week. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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