Judgment in Paris: Federal Climate Change Legislation Then – Global Impact Now

Representative Mike Thompson will discuss the history of climate change legislation, specifically on the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 and the events leading from then to the historic agreement in Paris.

Congressman Mike Thompson represents California’s 5th Congressional District which includes parts of Contra Costa, Lake, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma counties. As an avid outdoorsman, Thompson is committed to preserving beautiful lands. Thompson was awarded the Sierra Club’s Edgar Wayburn Award for passing legislation that permanently protects 273,000 acres of wilderness in Northern California. The award is given in recognition of service to the environment by a person in government. Thompson was joined by other Sierra Club award winners, including former Vice President Al Gore and author and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman.

Join the Leadership Institute on Tuesday, January 19th for the Speakers Series sponsored by the Sonoma County Water Agency. 

Starting at 6 pm enjoy a glass of wine while networking with fellow attendees then followed by Rep. Thompson’s discussion and Q&A session from 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm. 

This page is for general admission purchases only. If you are a dues paying member of the Leadership Alumni Network please go here to register.

January 19, 2016 at 6pm - 7:30pm
Person Senior Wing at the Finley Recreation Complex
2060 W College Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
United States
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$20.00 General
General Admission Ticket

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