Citizens Campaign for the Environment is excited to announce that we have joined together with Long Island's largest science hub, Brookhaven National Laboratory, to host the second annual Long Island Earth Summit. The Earth Summit will combine good science with good advocacy to develop good policy and will explore how climate change will shape the future of Long Island. The summit will feature a keynote address by Congressman Tim Bishop, a presentation by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and a Green Vehicle Expo, which will showcase fuel-efficient cars.
Date: Monday, April 22, 2013
Where: Brookhaven National Laboratory, Berkner Hall, Upton, NY
1:30pm: Registration and Green Vehicle Expo
2:00pm: Greeting and Introduction: Doon Gibbs, Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Adrienne Esposito, Executive Director, Citizens Campaign for the Environment
2:05pm-2:30pm: Keynote Address, Congressman Tim Bishop
2:30pm-3:15pm: Irene Nielson, Climate Change Coordinator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: "EPA's Post-Sandy Response, Recovery, and Adaptation Planning"
3:15pm-4:00pm: Dr. Christopher Gobler, SUNY Stony Brook: "Hurricanes, Heat Waves, Harmful Algal Blooms -- What is the Fate of Long Island's Coastal Ecosystems as They Confront the New Normal?"
4:15pm-5:30pm: Distinguished Panel Discussion
- Moderator: Adrienne Esposito, CCE
- Question: "How Will Climate Change Shape the Future of Long Island?"
- Confirmed Panelists: Dr. Chris Gobler, SUNY Stony Brook; Eric Alexander, Vision Long Island; Dave Calone, Suffolk County Planning Commission; Nate Woiwode, The Nature Conservancy; Dr. Gerald M. Stokes, Brookhaven National Laboratory
This summit is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Please register by April 19.
Thank you for joining us. We hope to see you there!
Your Friends at CCE