Bali - the UN Conference and its Impact on International Climate Change Policy
WASHINGTON – Chairman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming held a hearing on the post Bali, Indonesia international climate negotiations.
Chairman Markey and other members of the Select Committee hosted climate experts returning from Bali to discuss the outcome of the climate conference and an effective path forward on global warming for the United States and the international community.
WHAT: Select Committee hearing, “After Bali – the UN Conference and its Impact on International Climate Change Policy.”
WHEN: 12:00 PM, Wednesday, December 19, 2007
WHERE: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC
OPENING STATEMENT: Chairman Edward Markey
- Ms. Christiana Figueres, Official Negotiator, U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol, Costa Rica
- Mr. Philip Clapp, Deputy Managing Director, Pew Environment Group
- Mr. Alden Meyer, Director of Strategy and Policy, Union of Concerned Scientists
- Mr. Ned Helme, President, Center for Clean Air Policy
- Mr. Myron Ebell, Director, Energy and Global Warming Policy, Competitive Enterprise Institute
For the Select Committee Quick Guide to the Bali Action Plan, please CLICK HERE.
To watch Chairman Markey's Second Life speech to "Virtual Bali," please CLICK HERE.
Full archived video of hearing
Figueres on developing world's willingness to take action
Clap on energy use in EU, Japan, & US
Meyer & Figueres reply to Congressman Cleaver's question on the scale of adaption.
Alden Meyer answers question on international attention to US climate action.
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