Global warming's threat to New York region and how to avoid severe consequences

On July 11 a team of leading scientists will release the most comprehensive study to date of the effects global warming will have on New York and its residents. The report examines potential consequences for coastal areas, marine fisheries, forests, agriculture, winter recreation and human health. The scientists will describe how efforts to manage global warming emissions today will determine the severity of impacts on the region's economy and quality of life. City and state officials will be on hand to talk about their efforts to reduce global warming emissions and prepare for the consequences.

WHEN: 10 am EST, Wednesday, July 11, 2007

WHERE: The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458-5126 (For directions, call 718-817-8616 or go to: www.nybg.org/visit_the_garden/directions.php.

[Reporters unable to attend the in-person press conference can listen in and ask questions by phone.

DIAL-IN NUMBER: 866-793-1299

PASS CODE: Union of Concerned Scientists New York Event]


Rohit Aggarwala, New York City's director of long term planning and stability

Pete Grannis, New York Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner

Peter Frumhoff, director of science and policy at the Union of Concerned Scientists and a lead author of the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report on mitigation

James McCarthy, professor of biological oceanography at Harvard University and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

David Wolfe, professor of plant ecology in the Department of Horticulture at Cornell University

Gary Yohe, professor of economics at Wesleyan University and lead author for the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report on climate change imp

Contact: Stephanie Berger
Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health

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