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FROM VOLUME 11, NUMBER 8, AUGUST 1998
CEI CONFERENCE IN NOVEMBER
Climate Change and New York State: Gaining the Competitive Edge, a
conference sponsored by the Center for Environmental Information and
cosponsored by 40 government, business, utility, environmental, planning,
academic and trade associations, agencies, companies and institutions,
will be held Nov. 19-20, 1998, at the Omni Hotel in Albany, N.Y. Governor
George Pataki has been invited to give the keynote address.
The goals for the conference are to create awareness of the
environmental and economic impacts of climate change on New York State, to
assess options for mitigation and adaptation to a changing climate, to
describe existing and emerging strategies for addressing climate change in
New York State, and to establish an ongoing mechanism for communicating
about climate change and New York State.
Leading economists, researchers, and policy analysts will present
up-to-date information on the state of the science and on economic and
policy impacts associated with the climate change issue. The conference
will also include sessions on the environmental impacts of a changing
climate on New York State resources, costs and benefits to New York of
stabilizing atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases, and New York
State options for mitigation and adaptation to climate change.
To receive a copy of the program brochure or to register for the
conference, contact the Center for Environmental Information, 55 St. Paul
St., Rochester, NY 14604-1314; phone 716-262-2870; fax 716-262-4156;
e-mail email@example.com. For more information, see http://www.rochesterenvironment.org/.
The Center for Environmental Information (CEI) is a private, nonprofit,
educational organization founded in Rochester, New York, in 1974. CEI
provides information and communication services, publications, and
educational programs to advance public understanding of environmental
issues; act as a communication link among scientists, educators, decision
makers and the public; and advocate informed action based on the free
exchange of information and ideas.
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