Governor Brown to Join More than 500 Scientists in Call to Action on Climate Change Tomorrow


5-22-2013

MOFFETT FIELD – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will join more than 500 world-renowned researchers and scientists to release a groundbreaking call to action on climate change tomorrow at the fourth annual Water, Energy and Smart Technology Summit and Showcase at NASA Ames Research Center.

The call to action will be made in a 20-page consensus statement, produced at the Governor’s urging and signed by more than 500 concerned scientists, that translates key scientific findings from disparate fields into one unified message for policy makers, industry and the general public. This statement aims to improve the nexus between scientific research and action on climate change and addresses five key problem areas including climate disruption; extinctions; ecosystem transformation; pollution; and population growth and consumption.

When:
Tomorrow, Thursday, May 23, 2013. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. The Governor is scheduled to speak at approximately 10:00 a.m.
Where: NASA Ames Research Center, Building 152, Moffett Field, Mountain View, CA 94035

**NOTE: This event is open to credentialed members of the press. Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to Ken Heiman with Sustainable Silicon Valley at kheiman@sustainablesv.org by 7:00 p.m. today. More information on the summit can be found here.

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