Mason Hosts Virginia Governor’s Commission on Climate Change

Posted: May 13, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Fairfax Campus will host the fourth meeting of the Virginia Governor’s Commission on Climate Change on Tuesday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Johnson Center’s Dewberry Hall.

The meeting is open to the Mason community as well as the general public. Presentations at this meeting will

  • Provide an update on congressional activity regarding climate change
  • Examine the impacts of climate change on infrastructure and insurance
  • Explore the economic and investment opportunities associated with emerging technologies to fight climate change
  • Look at the potential impact of regulating greenhouse gas emissions and lessons learned from other countries that have done so

The commission will hear public comments from 4 to 5 p.m.

For more information, see the commission web site.

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