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ADVISORY: A Transatlantic Dialogue on the New Green Deal
Press Advisory

ADVISORY: A Transatlantic Dialogue on the New Green Deal

Wednesday, April 29, 2009, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

WASHINGTON, DC—The Center for American Progress Action Fund and Bucerius Law School, Germany, are pleased to host a premiere transatlantic policy event featuring Senator John Kerry (D-MA) and Sigmar Gabriel, German Federal Minister for the Environment.

This event will feature an open conversation between Senator Kerry and Minister Gabriel on climate change and the transition to a green economy, and a panel of American and German experts speaking on the role of economic growth and modernization in producing green jobs. The panel will draw upon lessons that might be learned from Germany and the EU for the U.S. in shaping a green recovery in light of the need to forge an international agreement in response to climate change.

Welcoming Remarks:

Sarah Rosen Wartell, Executive Vice President, Center for American Progress Action Fund

Markus Baumanns, Executive Vice President, ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius

Featured Speakers:

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Environment Minister, Germany

Panelists:

Reinhard Bütikofer, Former Chairman of the German Green Party

Bracken Hendricks, Senior Fellow, Energy Opportunity Team, Center for American Progress Action Fund

Heather Zichal, Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change (invited)

Moderated by:

Andrew Light, Senior Fellow, Energy Opportunity Team, Center for American Progress Action Fund

Click here to RSVP for this event

Location

Center for American Progress Action Fund 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor Washington, DC 20005

Map & Directions Nearest Metro: Blue/Orange Line to McPherson Square or Red Line to Metro Center

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