Commonwealth National Podcast

The Road to Copenhagen: Are We on Track? (6/9/09)

Bill Reilly, Chairman, Climate Works Foundation; Former Administrator, EPA
Larry Schweiger, President, National Wildlife Federation; Board Member, Al Gore’s Alliance for Climate Protection
John Bryson, Retired CEO, Southern California Edison; Co-founder, National Resources Defense Council

In six months more than 180 nations will gather in Copenhagen to hammer out one of the most far-reaching international treaties since the post-war order was established nearly 70 years ago. The Obama administration is taking a proactive approach. Environmentalists and businesses are weighing in. Is the world on track to make a deal? What will it look like? How is California helping set the agenda?

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on June 9, 2009.