NRDC Press Briefing: The Paris Climate Agreement -- What Does It Mean And What Happens Next Around The World

… 13 December 2015 Daybook & News Advisory …

Dec 11, 2015, 15:00 ET from Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

PARIS and WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media Advisory – With a landmark international climate agreement nearing approval in Paris, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) will host a live, two-way phone-based news conference from Paris with full Q&A at 8 a.m. EST/2 p.m. CET (Paris Time) on Sunday, 13 December 2015. NRDC experts will explain what's in the agreement and what happens next around the world, in cities and especially in the U.S., China and India, among the world's leading emitters of greenhouse gases driving climate change.

News event speakers will include:

  • Jake Schmidt, NRDC's International Program director;
  • Anjali Jaiswal, NRDC India Initiative director;
  • Alvin Lin, NRDC China Climate and Energy Policy director; and
  • Brendan Guy, NRDC global fellow and expert on cities' climate actions.

TO PARTICIPATE:  News media in the U.S. may join the NRDC news conference at 8 a.m. EST on 13 December by dialing 1 (800) 860-2442.  For media in the UK and Europe covering the Paris Summit, toll-free lines will be available at 2 p.m. CET (Paris Time) as follows:  080 823 890 64 (UK); 0800 664 7650 (Germany); 0805 1022 07 (France); 0066 33 1330 94 may be used by news media in Japan. Reporters from others countries should use the toll line (412) 858-4600 to connect to the live news event. Callers should ask to be connected to "NRDC COP21 wrap-up" news event.

CAN'T PARTICIPATE?:  A streaming audio replay of this news event will be available as of 5 p.m. EST/11 p.m. CET on 13 December, 2015 at  

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