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2012 Climate Leadership Gala

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 6:00 PM (EDT)

Washington, United States

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 Presented by Earth Day Network

in partnership with The Carbon War Room and the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)

at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C. 


This exclusive Gala will bring together leaders of industry, government and the NGO community to celebrate achievements, discuss how to remove impediments, and forge a path to a post-carbon future.


6 PM: VIP Reception and Cocktail Hour

7 PM to 9:30 PM: Dinner, Speakers and Special Guests


Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action

Tom Steyer, Investor, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and Environmentalist

Thomas L. Friedman, Three-time Pulitzer Prize Winner and New York Times Journalist

Special Musical Guest, Jackson Browne

Hosted By Ed Begley, Jr.  


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The 2012 Women and the Green Economy (WAGE) Leadership Award will be presented to Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action

Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action


For Connie Hedegaard's biography, visit the European Commission's website


Investor, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and Environmentalist Tom Steyer

Tom Steyer


Speaker Thomas L.  Friedman, world-renowned author and New York Times journalist 

Thomas L. Friedman, three-time Pulitzer Prize winner


 

Special Musical Guest, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer and songwriter Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne



2011 Climate Leadership Gala Highlights


Queen Noor, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Bo Derek at last year's Climate Leadership Gala


EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson (right) accepting the 2011 Women and the Green Economy (WAGE) Leadership Award from (left) EDN President Kathleen Rogers and EDN Vice President Susan Bass


Former Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson addressing guests


Have questions about 2012 Climate Leadership Gala ? Contact the organizer

When & Where


1127 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, 20036

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 6:00 PM (EDT)


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