Time to Wake Up: The Climate Crisis, Barriers to Action and the Path Forward for America

Monday, October 10
12:00PM - 12:30PM
Austin Convention Center Room 10AB
500 E. Cesar Chavez

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Sheldon Whitehouse
Speaker
U.S. Senate - U.S. Senator (D-RI)

Summary

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a member of the Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee and a leading voice on climate change in Congress, will discuss his work to draw attention to and act on climate change. He will describe the web of front groups and fossil fuel interests that has blocked action to address carbon pollution, and will discuss the path forward he sees in Congress to transform our energy market and reinforce American leadership in the global effort to avoid the worst consequences of climate change.

Event Type:
Sessions
Format:
Dual / Solo / Panel
Track:
Policy
Tags:
policy corporate responsibility climate change

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