Los Angeles Global Warming Forum: Local Challenges and Opportunities

Thu, 16 Aug 2007 13:00:00 GMT

The 2007 Los Angeles Global Warming Forum will take place Thursday, August 16th at Cal State LA from 9:00am – 3:00pm.

Participants at the forum, which is being organized in collaboration with California State University, Los Angeles, will discuss the impacts of global warming on local resources, highlight local and regional initiatives to mitigate impacts, and discuss economic opportunities associated with taking action to improve energy efficiency. Also, exhibitors will display new energy efficiency strategies and new technologies at an expo.

On August 2nd, the House passed The Green Jobs Act of 2007, legislation introduced by Solis to invest in work force training for the green economy. The bill was passed as part of the House Democratic leadership’s energy reform bill – H.R. 3221, the New Direction for Energy Independence, National Security, and Consumer Protection Act.

Cal State University, Los Angeles Golden Eagle Ballroom (3rd floor) 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

  • Congresswoman Hilda L. Solis (CA-32), member of the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming
  • Former Assemblywoman Fran Pavley
  • Mayor of Long Beach, Bob Foster
  • Van Jones, director of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights