Press Advisory: New Reports on the Impacts and Market Consequences of Climate Change

Press Advisory
April 16, 2004                                              

Contact: Katie Mandes (703) 516-4146
         


The Impacts and Market Consequences of Global Climate Change

Two new reports from the Pew Center on Global Climate Change

Washington, DC — Over the next century, global climate change may have serious consequences for the economy of the United States and the health and welfare of its citizens, according to two new reports by the Pew Center on Global Climate Change.

The first report, A Synthesis of Potential Climate Change Impacts on the United States by Joel B. Smith of Stratus Consulting, Inc., is the final in a series of Pew Center reports chronicling the possible national and regional effects of global climate change on important economic sectors, health, and natural resources.

The second report, U.S. Market Consequences of Global Climate Change, presented by lead author Dale Jorgenson of Harvard University, provides an in-depth analysis of the potential effects of climate change on the U.S. economy.

Anyone interested in global climate change or climate change policy is invited to attend.

WHEN:    Wednesday, April 28, 2004 at 10 A.M.

WITH:     Eileen Claussen, President, Pew Center on Global Climate Change;
              Joel B. Smith, Vice President, Stratus Consulting, Inc.;
              Dale W. Jorgenson, Professor, Harvard University; and
              Richard J. Goettle, Professor, Northeastern University

WHERE:  National Press Club, First Amendment Room
              529 14th Street, N.W.
              Washington, DC 20045

All materials pertaining to this press briefing are embargoed until April 28, 2004 at 10 A.M.