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National Business Climate and Clean Energy Advocacy Day

Time: 2:00pm to 4:30pm Eastern Time
Place: Washington, D.C.

Join ASBC May 1 -2 for the non-partisan National Business Climate and Clean Energy Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. to deliver a strong message to Congressional policymakers: ‘climate change is a fundamental risk to the nation’s economic success, human health and environmental security.’ And, ‘Congress must take concrete steps to reduce carbon pollution and support the transition towards a clean energy economy’.

Business Climate & Clean Energy Advocacy Program

May 1

  • 2:00pm: Welcome - K&L Gates LLP, 1601 K Street, N.W. (entrance on 16th St. Remarks: Making the Business Case for Congressional Action
  • 2:15 - 3:00pm: Session 1 - Key Climate & Clean Energy Advocacy Issues
    • Christina DeConcini, Esq. Director of Government Affairs, World Resources Institute
    • Dr. Danny Richter, Citizens Climate Lobby - Price on Carbon
    • George Frampton, Partnership for Responsible Growth – Price on Carbon/Tax Policy
    • Grant Carlisle, E2 – EPA/DOE Funding and Investment & Production Tax Credit
    • Richard Eidlin, Vice President, American Sustainable Business Council - Moderator
  • 3:00 - 3:45pm: Session 2 - Climate & Clean Energy Policy: The View from Capitol Hill
    • Ana Unrah Cohen, Senator Edward Markey (D-MA)
    • Jimmy Gray, Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-PA)
    • Bob Keefe, Executive Director, E2
  • 3:45 - 4:00pm: Break
  • 4:00 - 4:45pm: Session 3 – Climate & Clean Energy Policy: The View from K Street
    • Catrina Rorke, Senior Fellow, R Street Institute
    • Greg Bertelsen Vice President, Climate Leadership Council
    • Paul Stimers, Partner, K&L Gates
    • Elizabeth Noll, Legislative Director, Energy & Transportation, NRDC
    • Richard Eidlin, ASBC - Moderator
  • 4:30 - 5:30pm: Session 4 - How to have a Productive meeting on Capitol Hill
    • Bryan McGannon, Policy Director, American Sustainable Business Council
    • Grant Carlisle, E2
  • 6:00 - 8:00pm: Reception - 1001 G Street, Suite 400E (American Sustainable Business Council)

May 2

  • 8:00am: Breakfast - Capitol Hill Visitors Center, SVC 200  (Entrance at East Capitol Street and First St, NE)
  • 8:45am: Remarks by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
  • 9:30am: Meetings on Capitol Hill
  • 12:30pm: Lunch
  • 4:30pm: Capitol Hill meetings conclude