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Joint Center Seminar To Examine Implications Of Gulf Oil Spill

Washington, D.C. – The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies will focus the first of its 
40th Anniversary Critical Issues in Climate Change Speaker Series on the health and environmental implications of the Gulf Coast oil spill, as well as the prospects for passage of energy and climate legislation now before the Senate.  The leaking oil well, still gushing nearly two months after an explosion on a rig off the coast of Louisiana, has put renewed attention on the importance of passing climate and clean energy legislation.
What: "The Green Economy and Clean Energy: Implications from the Gulf Oil Spill" - topic of discussion at the Joint Center's 40th Anniversary Critical Issues in Climate Change Speaker Series, an inaugural event.
Who: Ralph B. Everett, Esq., President and CEO, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Michael K. Dorsey, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Leslie G. Fields, Esq., National Environmental Justice and Community Partnerships Director,
     Sierra Club and Member, Commission to Engage African Americans on Climate Change
Arjun Makhijani, Ph.D., President, Institute for Energy and Environmental Research
Daniel J. Weiss, Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy, Center for American Progress
Gina E. Wood, Director of Policy and Planning, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
When:           Thursday, June 17, 2010
          8:30 a.m.
          Columbus Room, Union Station
50 Massachusetts Ave., N.E.
          Washington, DC  20002

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies is one of the nation’s leading research and public policy institutions and the only one whose work focuses primarily on issues of particular concern to African Americans and other people of color. To learn more, please visit

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