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"Investing in Green Technology as a Strategy for Economic Recovery"
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, will convene a briefing to examine the critical role that investment in green technology and job creation will play in an economic recovery. Two experts, including Thomas Friedman, author of a number of influential books on the global economy, "The World is Flat" and "Hot, Flat and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution - and How It Can Renew America," will participate. John Doerr, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), who has been a visionary investor backing companies such as Google and Amazon and a number of green-tech start-ups, will also be giving a presentation.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2009
10:00 AM ET
EPW Hearing Room
SD-406 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Webcast will be available at https://www.epw.senate.gov starting at 10:00 AM ET
WITNESSES: (Order subject to change)
· Thomas Friedman, Pulitzer Prize winning author
· John Doerr, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB)