News Events & Press Conferences

March 21, 2019

William K. Reilly Awards and Reception

The Center for Environmental Policy at American University in Washington, DC presents the 7th Annual William K. Reilly Awards to celebrate honorees Linda Fisher and Kevin Fay. Phil Sharp, national energy and climate change leader, will deliver the keynote address.

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May 29, 2019 to May 30, 2019

Great Lakes Fishery Commission Annual Meeting

The Great Lakes Fishery Commission, which facilitates cross-border cooperation between Canada and the United States, invites you to the Commission's 64th annual meeting, to be held in Detroit, Michigan. RSVP by May 21.

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February 26, 2019 to February 27, 2019

The Future of News: The Knight Media Forum

The Knight Media Forum, a two-day convening on the future of news, community and democracy in America, takes place Tuesday, February 26, 9:15 a.m. EST-Wednesday February 27, 2:00 p.m. EST in Miami. The event will be livestreamed by Detroit Public TV, with coverage anchored by Emmy-winning journalist Hari Sreenivasan, host of “PBS NewsHour Weekend” and the national public television show “SciTech Now.”

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November 23, 2018

NOAA Media Call on New Federal Climate Change Assessment Report

On Nov. 23 at 2:00 p.m. ET, media are invited to a conference call with experts who will discuss the key findings of the Fourth National Climate Assessment Vol. II, which will be released by the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) that day. The report is an authoritative assessment of the impacts of climate change on the U.S. and its territories.

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November 28, 2018

Plastics Debate with Dow and Walgreen Boots Alliance

In this free online webinar, 9:00-10:00 a.m. ET, you will learn how innovative businesses are tackling the plastics challenge, with panelists from Dow, Walgreen Boots Alliance, Avery Dennison and Amcor. Can’t join? You can sign up to receive the full post-webinar recordings.

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November 27, 2018

SciLine Media Briefing: "PFAS – Coming to a Faucet Near You?"

Communities in several states have recently reported concerning levels of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in their drinking water. This web-based SciLine media briefing, 3:00-4:00 p.m., will cover what scientists know about the health effects of PFAS exposure, the lack of consensus on what level of exposure is “safe”, and what is being done to detect and address PFAS contamination in affected communities. Includes opportunity for Q&A.

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January 17, 2018

Protecting Polar Ocean Spaces

The Wilson Center invites you to Washington, DC for a description and discussion of two important December 2017 milestones in polar ocean governance. There will also be a livestream of this event.

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November 6, 2017 to November 17, 2017

UN Climate Change Conference

The UN Climate Change Conference - November 2017 will take place 6-17 November in Bonn, Germany and will be presided over by the Government of Fiji.

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April 5, 2017

The Ambassadors' Summit: Climate and Conflict

Open to the public at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, this conference aims to address the intersectionality of climate change and security and will feature an ambassadors' panel, including former National Security Advisor General James L. Jones and the ambassadors of Barbados, Denmark, and Germany. Free registration required.

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September 22, 2016

COP22 Steering Committee Press Conference

The COP22 Steering Committee's press conference will discuss objectives and expected results of the 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) that will be held in Marrakech, Morocco, Nov 7-18, 2016.

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