Senators Joined by Business, Labor and Faith Leaders, Sportsmen, and Environmental Groups, to Call for Action on Global Warming Legislation
June 2, 2008

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* PRESS CONFERENCE *
Senators Joined by Business, Labor and Faith Leaders, Sportsmen,
and Environmental Groups, to Call for Action on Global Warming Legislation

BACKGROUND: As the Senate prepares to debate historic bipartisan climate legislation, U.S. Senators will be joined by a broad coalition of business, labor, faith, and conservation leaders calling for urgent Senate action to address the challenge of global warming. Debate on the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2008 (S. 3036 - the Boxer/Lieberman/Warner substitute) is expected to begin on the Senate floor Monday June 2.

WHEN: MONDAY, June 2, 2008
1:00 PM EDT

LOCATION: "Swamp Site" Upper Senate Park, Corner of Delaware and Constitution Ave, NW (Adjacent to Russell Senate Office Building)
Washington, DC
Rain location - Mansfield Room, U.S. Capitol

PARTICIPANTS: Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
Chairman, Environment and Public Works Committee
Senator Joe Lieberman (ID-CT)
Chairman, Subcommittee on Private Sector and Consumer Solutions to Global Warming and Wildlife Protection
Senator John Kerry (D-MA)
Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)

Gene Karpinski, CEO, League of Conservation Voters
Frances Beinecke, CEO, Natural Resources Defense Council
Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Chris Sloan, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades
Bill Becker, Executive Director, National Association of Clean Air Agencies
Bennett Freeman, Senior Vice President of Social Research and Policy, Calvert Investments
Steve Moyer, Vice President for Government Affairs, Trout Unlimited
Tony Dean, Hall of Fame Angler, Host of Tony Dean Outdoors, Pierre, SD
Catherine Shelley Norman - Economist, Johns Hopkins University
Rosemary Ahtuangaruak, Inupiaq from Nuiqsut, AK
Leilani Munter, Indy Car Driver, environmental activist, Cornelius, NC

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