Media Advisory: USGS to Host Congressional Briefing on the Importance of Energy Resource Information to Climate Response Strategies
In the coming decades, climate change may significantly affect how we choose to use energy resources. Decisionmakers need accurate information about national and global resources, both conventional and unconventional, to develop realistic energy mix scenarios, climate change models and response strategies. Come hear how USGS and its partners are working to provide the science needed by policymakers as they develop the right energy mix to help ensure a healthy planet, a strong economy, and a secure Nation for future generations.
What: The USGS will host a congressional briefing to provide the science needed by policymakers to develop the right energy mix to help ensure a healthy planet, a strong economy, and a secure Nation for future generations.
Who: Peter Schultz, U.S. Climate Change Science Program
Brenda Pierce, USGS
Ray Boswell, Department of Energy
Where: 1334 Longworth House Office Building
When: Friday, July 27, 2007
Sponsors: Representative James Moran
Representative Earl Blumenauer
Representative Wayne Gilchrest
Senator Jeff Bingaman
Senator Lisa Murkowski
Host: American Association of Petroleum Geologists
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