Presented by Earth Day Network
in partnership with The Carbon War Room and the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)
at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (ET)
This exclusive Gala will bring together leaders of industry, government and the NGO community to celebrate achievements, discuss how to remove impediments, and forge a path to a post-carbon future. The Gala is the centerpiece of the Creating Climate Wealth Summit.
6 PM: VIP Reception and Cocktail Hour
7 PM to 9:30 PM: Dinner, Speakers and Special Guests
Hosted By Ed Begley, Jr.
The 2012 Women and the Green Economy (WAGE™) Leadership Award will be presented to Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action
Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action
For Connie Hedegaard's biography, visit the European Commission's website
Speaker Thomas L. Friedman, world-renowned author and New York Times journalist
Thomas L. Friedman, three-time Pulitzer Prize winner
Special Musical Guest, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer and songwriter Jackson Browne
2011 Climate Leadership Gala Highlights
Queen Noor, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Bo Derek at last year's Climate Leadership Gala
EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson (right) accepting the 2011 Women and the Green Economy™ (WAGE™) Leadership Award from (left) EDN President Kathleen Rogers and EDN Vice President Susan Bass
Former Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson addressing guests