Secretary Jewell to Headline Fifth Annual Intermountain Sustainability Summit at Weber State University


Keynote Remarks to Highlight President’s Climate Action Plan, Interior’s Work  to Support a Sustainable Energy Future


03/05/2014


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OGDEN, UT – Tomorrow, Thursday, March 6, 2014, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will headline the fifth annual Intermountain Sustainability Summit at Weber State University.

In a keynote address sponsored by the Olene S.Walker Institute of Politics & Public Service, Secretary Jewell will discuss Interior’s role in developing domestic clean energy sources, reducing carbon pollution and creating jobs, as part of the President’s Climate Action Plan. The President’s Budget Proposal for FY 2015 includes a $1 billion Climate Resilience Fund which will invest in research, help communities plan and prepare for climate change impacts, and funding breakthrough technologies to build smarter and more resilient infrastructure.

Jewell is speaking at the invitation of former Utah Gov. Walker after whom the institute is named. The speech will be live streamed to the public at tinyurl.com/wsustream.

For more information on the conference, visit intermountainsustainabilitysummit.com.

WHO:
Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior

WHAT:
Keynote Speech at Intermountain Sustainability Summit

WHEN:
Thursday, March 6, 2014, 10:00 a.m. MST

WHERE:
Weber State University
Shepherd Union, Ballrooms 313 A/B/C
3910 West Campus Drive
Ogden, UT 84408

MEDIA:
Credentialed media are encouraged to RSVP here by 6:00pm MST.

LIVE STREAM:
Weber State will livestream the remarks at: tinyurl.com/wsustream