Congressman Neguse hosts Climate and National Security Roundtable at CU Denver
Congressman Joe Neguse convened a roundtable discussion on climate change and national security at CU Denver on February 3. The roundtable included aerospace and defense stakeholders from across Colorado’s Front Range to discuss resiliency and the impacts of climate change on national security. Congressman Neguse serves on the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, which held its first and only field hearing at CU Boulder on August 1, 2019. During the discussion, the participants provided feedback and discussed a number of potential policy recommendations for the Congressman’s consideration related to the Select Committee’s upcoming Climate Report, which was released on June 30. CU Denver Chancellor Dorothy Horrell provided welcoming remarks, and CU participants included CU Denver School of Public Affairs Dean Paul Teske, CU Boulder’s Cooperative Institute for Research and Environmental Sciences Director Waleed Abdalati and Associate Director for Science Christine Wiedinmyer.
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