Forum on International Climate Action

A Forum on International Climate Action

Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing Room
Washington, D.C.

On September 26, 2007, the Pew Center on Global Climate Change convened a forum on international climate action on Capitol Hill. Representatives of China, the European Union, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, and South Africa participated in the event.

Corresponding presentation materials are accessible from the forum's agenda below.

The forum can be viewed via two webcasts:

Presentations: National/Regional Climate Programs

  • Dr. Ryutaro Yatsu, Councilor for Global Environment, Ministry of the Environment
  • Artur Runge-Metzger, Head of Climate Change and Energy Unit, DG-Environment
    European Commission
  • Gao Guangsheng, Director General, Office of National Climate Change Coordination Committee, National Development and Reform Commission

 Roundtable Discussion: Post-2012 Issues and Options

  • Rachmat Witoelar, Minister for the Environment
  • Humberto Rosa, Secretary of State for Environment
    Portugal (on behalf of the Presidency of the European Union)
  • Fernando Tudela, Under Secretary for Planning and Environment Policy
    Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Dr. Urban Rid, Director General for Climate Protection and International Cooperation, Federal Ministry for Environment
  • Su Wei, Deputy Director General, Department of Treaty and Law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Alfred Wills, Deputy Director-General, International Cooperation, Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism
    South Africa
  • Dr. Prodipto Ghosh, Member of the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change