Program Highlights Include:|
Opening with David Kenny – CEO, The Weather Company
Guest Speaker, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg
PANEL: AIR, WATER AND ICE THE CUTTING EDGE OF CLIMATE SCIENCE PANEL DISCUSSION
In a series of 3 short talks, leading researchers describe the latest discoveries and data impacting the three major ecological spheres – wildfire and drought, melting icecaps and smut spores in the air, and what it means for our weather. The talks will be followed by an open forum Audience Q&A moderated by Liz Courtney, Producer of Tipping Points.
PANEL: ADVOCACY IN ACTION TOWN HALL
Presentation by David de Rothschild, Founder, Sculpt the Future Foundation
Cutting through the clutter, these leading NGOs have found ways to stand out and effect change. The advocates will take on the challenge of how to make Americans view Climate Change as a top priority and a global issue of import. Moderated by Stephanie Abrams, The Weather Channel
PANEL: NEW FRONTIERS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
Is it possible to reverse the effects of climate change or slow the progress of global warming? Entrepreneurs and policymakers are imagining and experimenting with new technologies and approaches that could transform our world and way of life. Moderated by Jeff Masters, Weather Underground.