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See Change: Climate in National Parks

  • Long View Gallery 1234 9th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States (map)

See Change:
Climate in National Parks

A special conversation with
EU Energy Union Vice President Maros Sefcovic

Sally Jewell
U.S. Secretary of the Interior (2013-2017) 

and photo gallery opening
showcasing the impact of climate change through
glaciers, coral reefs and forests.|      

Iceberg Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana (black and white) Circa 1940, T.J. Hileman

Program includes:

4:30 p.m. Registration/networking

4:55-5:00 Introductory remarks by Ambassador David O'Sullivan, Delegation of the European Union to the USA

5:00-5:45 In conversation: Climate Change: Urgency and Solutions

  • Vice President Maros Sefcovic, Energy Union, European Commission
  • Sally Jewell, U.S. Secretary of Interior (2013-2017), Distinguished Fellow, University of Washington College of the Environment
  • Moderated by Sherri Goodman, Senior Fellow, Wilson Center Environmental Change and Security Program 

5:45-6:30 Science, Nature and Life: Understanding and confronting Global Climate Change in our National Parks

  • Gary Machlis, Professor of Environmental Stability ,Clemson University, former science advisor to the National Park Service director
  • Gilles Kleitz, Director, Parc Amazonien de Guyane, France
  • Moderated by Mark Wenzler, Senior Vice President of Conservation Programs, National Parks Conservation Association

6:30-7:30 Reception and viewing of See Change exhibition, including a special selection of images showcasing the impact of climate change through glaciers, coral reefs and forests.