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CAP Energy Experts Available for Comment on President Obama’s U.N. Speech
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CAP Energy Experts Available for Comment on President Obama’s U.N. Speech

Kate Gordon, Andrew Light, Joe Romm, Daniel J. Weiss, and Julian Wong, all available for comment on President Obama’s upcoming speech at the opening of the United Nations General Assembly tomorrow morning.


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, President Barack Obama will speak at Director General Ban Ki-Moon’s summit on climate change. Thursday, the world’s 19 largest economies, and the European Union, will gather in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the G-20 Summit to discuss, among other things, climate change. The Center for American Progress has a number of energy and climate change experts available for interviews. Below are some recent materials from these experts.

  • View an interactive map showing the human toll of climate change, here.
  • Listen to the audio of a press call discussing the G-20 Summit hosted by John Podesta with guests including Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Senator Tim Wirth, and former President of Chile, Dr. Ricardo Lagos, here. Read the transcript of the call, here
  • Read an article detailing an argument for carbon cap equivalents, here.
  • Read a report "Securing America’s Future: Enhancing Our National Security by Reducing Oil Dependance and Environmental Damage", here.

If interested, please contact Suzi Emmerling at 202-481-8224 or semmerling@americanprogress.org.