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May 2, 2007
Contact: Cynthia Shaw, (734) 763-6605, cshaw@umich.edu


EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT


U-M School of Natural Resources and Environment hosts national climate 
change summit


DATE: May 8-10, 2007.

EVENT: The National Summit on Coping with Climate Change, hosted by the 
University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment, will 
bring leading scientists and scholars together with key decision makers in 
a structured discussion that will address the options available to 
institutions, firms, and societies in the United States for adapting and 
responding to climate change.

Invited experts will identify adaptation needs in four critical areas: 
public health, energy industry, water quality and fisheries. Experts will 
develop cross-cutting options for actions that can be taken in anticipation 
of changes at the local, state and national levels to help prepare cities, 
counties and states as well as government, business and industry.

The summit is part of the Clinton Global Initiative, a non-partisan 
catalyst for action, established by former President Bill Clinton and the 
William J. Clinton Foundation for the purpose of bringing together global 
leaders to devise and implement innovative solutions to pressing world 
challenges.

Rosina Bierbaum, professor and dean of the School of Natural Resources and 
Environment, is hosting the summit. Participants include: Thomas Karl, 
director of the National Climatic Data Center; Susan Teirney, former 
assistant secretary of energy; and Robert Corell, director of the Global 
Change Program, The Heinz Center.

PUBLIC: The university community and the public are invited to attend 
plenary sessions on the first and the third day, May 8 and 10. Wednesday, 
May 9, will be a private working session for experts from around the 
country who have been invited to participate.

PLACE: Biomedical Science and Research Building. Auditorium, 109 Zina 
Pitcher Place, Ann Arbor.

SPONSOR: The University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and 
Environment.

WEB: http://www.snre.umich.edu/climate_change/

SCHEDULE: To review the agenda of speakers, visit: 
http://www.snre.umich.edu/climate_change/documents/climate_summit_prelim_public_agenda.pdf

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