Hearings - Hearing
Senate Briefing on the Latest Climate Science
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
10:00 AM EST
EPW Hearing Room - 406 Dirksen
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, will hold a briefing Wednesday, February 13th, on the most recent climate change science. The briefing will feature four of the nation’s leading climate scientists who will present the latest trends and scientific evidence related to the growing impacts associated with climate change. The presentations will be followed by a question and answer session. The briefing is also open to Senate staff.

The distinguished scientists participating in the briefing are listed below:

• Dr. Donald J. Wuebbles, Professor of Atmospheric Science, University of Illinois

• Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd, President of the American Meteorological Society and Director for Program in Atmospheric Sciences, University of Georgia

• Dr. John M. Balbus, Senior Advisor for Public Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

• Dr. James J. McCarthy, Professor of Biological Oceanography, Harvard University

***Note: Available witness testimonies and bios are attached below.

Webcast can be accessed by clicking the red “live briefing” icon when the briefing begins at 10:00am ET. Please note that the icon will not appear until 10:00am ET and may require your web browser to be refreshed at that time. Note: There will be an overflow room for the general public in SD-366.

Majority Statements
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