Media Advisory: Pew Event: Extreme Weather - Our Nation's Response

29 Jan, 2016, 12:00 ET from The Pew Charitable Trusts

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We've all experienced extreme weather – just this week in fact—and scientists suggest extreme weather and climate events have increased in recent decades. NOAA predicts El Niño will have a big impact on weather and climate patterns this winter across the nation.

To learn more about this, join The Pew Charitable Trusts and experts from the National Guard, FEMA and NOAA for a discussion on trends in extreme weather over the past decade and the impact of more frequent and more complex weather events on national preparedness and how the United States responds to natural disasters. The event also will be live webcast.

WHAT:        

Extreme Weather – Our Nation's Response



WHERE:       

The Pew Charitable Trusts, 901 E St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20004 



WHEN:       

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016


10:30 a.m. to noon EST



WHO:        

Dr. Richard W. Spinrad, chief scientist at NOAA


Joseph L. Nimmich, deputy administrator with FEMA


Maj. Gen. Robert Livingston, Adjutant General of the Army, South Carolina National Guard


Phyllis Cuttino, director, Pew Project on National Security, Energy and Climate



RSVP:         

Register to attend here or watch via a webcast here. Contact Michelle Blackston for more information or to schedule an interview with one of the speakers.

The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today's most challenging problems. Learn more at www.pewtrusts.org

Michelle Cadwell Blackston, 202-540-6627, mblackston@pewtrusts.org

 

SOURCE The Pew Charitable Trusts



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