Conservation Innovation Update: 2nd Qtr 2009

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Conservation Finance Forum:
Climate Change Adaptation and Prospects for Waxman-Markey
June 11, 2009

~This event was hosted online.~

This discussion was moderated by Jim Levitt, Director of the Program on Conservation Innovation at the Harvard Forest, Harvard University. The panel (bios) included:

  • Jad Daley (slides) - Director, Climate Conservation Program, Trust for Public Land
  • John Kostyack (slides) - Executive Director of Wildlife Conservation and Global Warming, National Wildlife Federation

Recording - View the full archived multimedia presenation of this event. (Note: Due to technical difficulties involving our phone conferencing service, the event suffered periodic interruptions in the form of automated announcements. We apologize for this annoyance).

Resources - Links to resources related to this event.

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This online event was part of a series hosted by the Conservation Finance Forum (with assistance from the Government Innovators Network), highlighting several topics of keen interest to the U.S. and international conservation communities. As always there was ample time for audience Q&A.

The panel included John Kostyack of the National Wildlife Federation, and Jad Daley of the Trust for Public Land. Kostyack and Daley are leaders in the effort to include adaptation measures into the pending Waxman-Markey legislation to address climate change. These adaptation measures would have a significant impact on land and biodiversity conservation efforts in the 21st century.

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