NextGen Climate Action Announces Summit: Can Keystone Pass The President's Climate Test? Top scientists, academic and private sector experts to discuss Keystone XL's carbon footprint, impact on climate, feasibility of offsets

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, December 2nd, U.S. and Canadian experts will convene to explore the pivotal question President Obama posed during his June 25th speech at Georgetown University: Would Keystone XL "significantly exacerbate" carbon pollution?

The summit—"Can Keystone Pass the President's Climate Test?"—will examine three topics:

1.)    the pipeline's carbon footprint;
2.)    whether that footprint can be meaningfully offset; and
3.)    what impact the pipeline will have on climate change.

What:  

NextGen Climate Action Summit—Can Keystone Pass the President's Climate Test?



Who:   

Top scientists, academic and private sector experts, including:




Dr. Danny Harvey of the University of Toronto
Dr. John Abraham of St. Thomas University in Minnesota
Dr. Andrew Dessler of Texas A&M University
Additional panelists to be announced.



When:    

Monday, December 2, 2013 at 11:30 am



Where:     

Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center


3800 Reservoir Road NW


Washington, DC 20007



RSVP:     

Credentialed media interested in attending should contact Tanara Bowie at 703-302-8383; tbowie@tigercomm.us.

For more information about the summit, go to: www.KeystoneTruth.com.        

About NextGen Climate Action:
NextGen Climate Action was founded by investor Tom Steyer to act politically to avert climate disaster and preserve American prosperity. Learn more at: http://action.nextgenclimate.org

SOURCE NextGen Climate Action



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