G20 Nations to be Ranked in Global Renewable Energy Scorecard

Jun 08, 2012, 13:30 ET from Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the Rio+20 Earth Summit, a new Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report ranks the world's biggest countries on their deployment of renewable energy and shows how better policies can significantly increase renewable energy deployment in the G20 countries and worldwide.

Please join NRDC experts and others on Monday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m. EDT/3:30 P.M. London (BST) for a discussion on where the United States and other countries rank on renewable energy, with a live question-and-answer session about the report and the need for more action on renewables at the Rio+20 Earth Summit and beyond.

WHEN:  Monday, June 11, 2012
            10:30 a.m. EDT/3:30 p.m.  BST

WHAT:  Press Conference Call to Release Global Scorecard on Renewable Energy

WHO:  Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, NRDC
           Dan Kammen, Professor of Energy, University of California, Berkeley

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SOURCE Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, D.C.