April 11, 2008
Political Climate: Environment, Energy, and the 2008 Election
From the Society of Environmental Journalists
Co-sponsored by The Environmental Law Institute and National Geographic
Panelists discussed what the next occupant of the White House is likely to do about climate change, energy and the environment.
Jason Grumet, environmental advisor for Sen. Barack Obama, and the president and founder of the Bipartisan Policy Council in Washington, DC
Todd Stern, advisor to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and a partner at the Washington, DC law firm Wilmer-Hale
James Woolsey, former CIA Director and environmental advisor to Sen. John McCain. Mr. Woolsey is a vice president at the Washington, DC consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton.
Margie Kriz, energy & environment reporter, National Journal
Susan Feeney, senior editor, All Things Considered, National Public Radio
Preview Heat, an upcoming documentary on PBS’ Frontline, with producer Martin Smith, exploring how big business — under pressure from governments, green groups and investors — is shifting its approach to the environment in ways that promise to fundamentally transform the politics of the long-stalled climate policy debate in Washington.