Obama Administration Officials to Hold Climate Change Adaptation Task Force Outreach Meeting in Portland, OR, on June 6, 2010
PORTLAND, OR – Obama Administration officials will hold an Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force outreach meeting in Portland, Oregon, on June 6, 2010. This meeting is in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Conference of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists and will focus on adaptation as it relates to the public health sector.
In 2009, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) initiated the Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force, which includes representatives from more than 20 Federal Agencies. When President Obama signed the Executive Order on Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance, on October 5, 2009, he called on the Task Force to provide a progress report within one year on agency actions in support of a national climate change adaptation strategy and recommendations for any further measures.
WHO: White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley Deputy Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Ron Sims
Senior Counselor to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Alice Hill
WHAT: Climate Change Adaptation Task Force Outreach Meeting
WHEN: Sunday, June 6, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Oregon Convention Center
777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232
WATCH: The meeting will be webcast live at http://player.abacast.com/cmpinc/