Climate Change Forum at USNA

Climate Change Forum at USNA

Congressman Paul Sarbanes delivers comment at a post-forum news conference. To his left is Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY) and to his right are Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY), Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Mayor Mike Pantelides (R-Annapolis).

On July 17, 2015 Goshen Farm was pleased to attend a forum at the Naval Academy entitled “Climate Change at the Water’s Edge.” Louis and Sharon Biondi, GFPS President and Secretary, attended at the forum at the invitation of Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD).  The forum featured testimony from Mayor Mike Pantelides (R-Annapolis), USNA Superintendent Vice Admiral Walter E. “Ted” Carter, Jr., Will Baker, President of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel from the Union of Concerned Scientists. The forum focused on the local impacts of climate change.

Members of Congress from the House Energy and Commerce Committee included Full Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD) and Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) who serves on the House Budget Committee.

Check out the livestream recording of the forum to see what was discussed.