An Evening with Senator Blumenthal

During President Obama's first press conference after winning reelection, he invited Americans to a national conversation about climate disruption -- and Connecticut is accepting his invitation. You can add your voice to the conversation Wednesday, March 27 in New Haven. The Sierra Club and Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies are hosting a "Climate Conversation" panel discussion on climate change communication, climate and clean energy policy, and climate science. The panel will include Senator Richard Blumenthal and climate experts from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies program. This is a great opportunity to get together to discuss how we can move America forward for climate protection and clean energy. Join the climate conversation -- RSVP today! Event Details: WHAT: Climate Conversation and Panel Discussion   WHO: You, the Sierra Club, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, other Connecticut residents concerned about climate disruption  Panel Speakers: Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-CT  Anthony Leiserowitz, Director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication Nadine Unger, Yale F&ES Assistant Professor Atmospheric Chemistry WHEN: March 27, 6:00 p.m. (panel discussion), 7:15 p.m. (reception) WHERE: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect St. New Haven (map) RSVP: http://action.sierrac... Questions: If you have any questions, feel free to contact me, [masked]

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  • Rich W.

    I actually thought it was very good and well balanced. Each speaker complimented the others.

    Nadine - Did provide urgency - Particulates are masking the full effect of carbon pollution - things are worse than they seem.

    Anthony - Need to be smart about who our audience is and meet them where they are. Not everybody understands the issue in the same way.

    Sen. Blumenthal - We have an opportunity now with Obama and a Democratic controlled Senate to move on this issue. Concentrate on Environmental policy as good economic policy to win over Republicans - several good examples here in CT.

    Everyone was urged to keep working on the organizational front - keep organizing to put pressure on our policymakers.

    March 28, 2013

  • Ben M.

    No new information, not enough urgency.

    March 27, 2013

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