Please join us as Dr Gerd Liepold, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, speaks on two major issues facing the world today: the economy, and global warming. Dr Liepold argues that the current economic crisis provides an unprecedented opportunity to make investments on clever energy production and use in a way that creates jobs, rebuilds critical infrastructure and lays the foundation for a new energy economy for the world.
DATE: Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
TIME: 10:00 to 11:30 am
LOCATION: Meeting Room on the 2nd Floor, Sunworld Hotel, 88 Dengshikou Street, Dongcheng District (东城区灯市口大街88号 天伦松鹤酒店2层), map attached
ENTRANCE: Free to members, 50 rmb on the door to non-members
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ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr. Gerd Leipold was appointed Executive Director of Greenpeace International in February 2001. Trained in meteorology and oceanography in his native Germany, he was director and trustee of Greenpeace Germany in the 1980s and coordinated Greenpeace International’s nuclear disarmament campaign in 1987. Between 1993 and 2001, Gerd Leipold was Director of GEM Partners Ltd, a London-based consultancy, where he advised a number of leading NGOs on campaign and organisational development and communication.
Greenpeace is an independent, campaigning organization which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to force solutions essential to a green and peaceful future.