Week Ahead: April 16-20

April 13, 2012

On Thursday, April 19, the full committee will examine the impacts of rising sea levels on domestic infrastructures.  Witnesses include Dr. Waleed Abdalati, chief scientist, National Aeronautic and Space Administration, Washington, DC; Dr. Leonard Berry, director, Florida Center for Environmental Studies, Jupiter, FL; Dr. Ben Strauss, chief operating officer and director of the program on sea level rise, Climate Central, Princeton, NJ; Adam Freed, Deputy Director, Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, City of New York; Dr. Anthony Janetos, director of the Joint Global Change Research Institute, College Park, MD.  Additional witnesses may be added; the final witness list will be posted to the website.  (Dirksen 366 at 9:30 a.m.)

Bonus …

The New York Times’ Bob Semple, Jr. recently did a thoughtful analysis on gasoline prices and presidential policies.  Check it out here.

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