June 28, 2019 Press Releases and Announcements

Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service and Our Daily Planet to Host Climate Forum with 2020 Presidential Candidates


by GU Politics

Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service and Our Daily Planet
to Host Climate Forum with 2020 Presidential Candidates
All Declared Candidates from Both Parties to be Invited to Two Day Forum

Media Contact:
Erica Kim
202.687.5493
gupolitics@georgetown.edu

WHAT: The Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy and Our Daily Planet, an independent environmental news organization, will host a two-day Climate Forum with 2020 Presidential candidates. 

All declared 2020 presidential candidates will have an opportunity to participate in this town-hall style forum, in front of a live audience of students at Georgetown and other area DC-area universities.

The #ClimateForum2020 will give candidates an opportunity to discuss their vision for addressing and limiting the effects of climate change. Candidates will then take questions from climate journalists and from students at Georgetown and other DC-area universities, as well as from other partner universities across the country.  

The “Climate Forum 2020” will take place on Georgetown’s main campus on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 17th and 18th. Join the conversation online by tagging @GUPolitics and using hashtag #ClimateForum2020. Please stay tuned for additional information to be shared on our website and Facebook page

WHAT: Climate Forum 2020

WHEN: Tuesday, September 17th and Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

WHERE: Gaston Hall, Healy Hall, Georgetown University

WHO: 

  • All Declared 2020 Presidential Candidates
  • Climate and environmental journalists
  • Students from Georgetown University, other DC-area universities, and early and primary states

ATTENDING PRESS:  

  • Media interested in attending must RSVP through this form by September 16th, 2019 at 12PM E.T
  • Press will need to present valid credentials at check-in.
  • There will be no question and answer for attending press during the events.

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE OF POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE:
The Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) connects and empowers students and the community in an effort to improve and reimagine politics and public service and reaffirm its promise. Founded as part of Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy in the fall of 2015, GU Politics programming is open to the entire University community.

ABOUT THE MCCOURT SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY:
The Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy is a top-ranked public policy school located in the center of the policy world in Washington, D.C. Our mission is to teach our students to design, analyze, and implement smart policies and put them into practice in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, in the U.S. and around the world.

ABOUT OUR DAILY PLANET:
Our Daily Planet is the largest independent daily environmental newsletter in the U.S., dedicated to illuminating conservation and sustainability issues that are central to the daily lives of Americans. Our Daily Planet brings its readers the most important news on a wide variety of topics, with particular focus on climate change, in a quick and easy to consume format. The newsletter aims to make taking action easy by providing readers with the information they need to get involved and to make informed choices that can make a difference to the planet and all of its inhabitants.  

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