Media Advisory: “Fortitude” Climate Change Presentation
WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, June 3rd, Congressman Ted W. Lieu will host a presentation of the acclaimed TV show Fortitude by Participant Media (creators of Oscar-winner An Inconvenient Truth) with an in-depth conversation between climate change leaders to follow.
The event will be held in the Capitol Visitor Center Orientation Theater North.
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6:00 p.m. – Cocktail Reception with Refreshments
6:30 p.m. – Opening Remarks by Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and Congressman Ted Lieu
7:00 p.m. – Presentation of the pilot episode of Fortitude (a climate change-themed thriller)
7:45 p.m. – Climate discussion moderated by Greg Dotson, Vice President for Energy Policy at the Center for American Progress
Discussion panelists include:
- Congressman Ted W. Lieu, author of the Climate Solutions Act
- Simon Donald, Fortitude Creator
- Dr. Mike MacCracken, Chief Scientist for Climate Change Programs at the Climate Institute
- Peter Daszak, President of EcoHealth Alliance
8:45 p.m. – Closing Reception and continued conversation with panelists
If you have any questions, please contact Jack d’Annibale in the Office of Congressman Lieu.