Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 10, 2013

The 19th Conference of the Parties (COP-19) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change will be held in Warsaw, Poland Nov. 11 to 22. During the first week, Nov. 11-17, the United States will be represented at the negotiations by senior State Department negotiator Trigg Talley. During the second week, the High Level Segment from Nov. 18-22, the United States delegation will be led by Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern.

During COP-19, the United States will also host more than 40 side events for the nearly 10,000 attendees to learn more about U.S. leadership to curb climate change and participate in discussions with leading experts. Below is the schedule for events that will be livestreamed from the State Department’s COP-19 site.


Time (Warsaw / DC) – Event, Host

Nov. 11

4 p.m. / 10 a.m. – The Latest on the State of Our Climate and Drought Monitoring, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Nov. 12

1:30 p.m. / 7:30 a.m. – Climate Change & the World’s Oceans, NASA

Nov. 13

1:30 p.m. / 7:30 a.m. – REDD+ Results: Real Stories from the Forest, Department of State

Nov. 14

4 p.m. / 10 a.m. – The U.S. Goes Renewable – Cities, Universities & Individuals, World Wildlife Fund

Nov. 15

4 p.m. / 10 a.m. – Health Adaptation in the U.S. and Around the World, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Nov. 18

1:30 p.m. / 7:30 a.m. – Inside the U.S. Climate Action Plan, Council on Environmental Quality

4 p.m. / 10 a.m. – Rapid Effects of Arctic Change, NASA, Rutgers University

6 p.m. / 12 p.m.– Weathering the Storm: Building Business Resilience to Climate Change, C2ES

Nov. 19

1:30 p.m. / 7:30 a.m. – Approaches for Preparedness, Rebuilding, and Resilience: Lessons from Hurricane Sandy, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Council on Environmental Quality

4 p.m. / 10 a.m. – The Rewards & Challenges for Women Addressing Climate Change, Department of Energy

Nov. 20

6 p.m. / 12 p.m. – U.S. Leadership in Action: Tackling Climate Change as an Economic Opportunity, CERES

Nov. 21

1:30 p.m. / 7:30 a.m. – New U.S. Action on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants, Department of State

6 p.m. / 12 p.m. – Local Leadership Creating Resilient Communities, Office of the Governor, State of California

Nov. 22

11:00 a.m. / 5:00 a.m. – Our Particulate Atmosphere: Aerosols & Black Carbon in a Changing Climate, NASA

PRN: 2013/1377