MEDIA ADVISORY: Teresa Heinz Kerry to visit UNH's Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) to discuss climate change issues

Contact: David Sims
603-862-5369
Science Writer
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space

October 31, 2003



WHAT: Teresa Heinz Kerry, chair of the Heinz Family Philanthropies and wife of U.S. Senator John Kerry, will join scientists in a discussion on the current understanding of climate change issues, global warming, and the related human health, ecosystem, and economic effects. She is founder and vice chair of the Heinz Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment.

WHEN: Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at 10 a.m.

WHERE: University of New Hampshire, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS), Morse Hall 301, Durham, N.H.

DETAILS: A longtime board member of Environmental Defense Fund, Heinz Kerry was one of 10 representatives from non-governmental organizations attached to the U.S. Delegation to the U.N. Conference on Environment and Development (1992 Earth Summit) in Brazil. The Heinz Center, based in Washington, is dedicated to improving the scientific and economic foundation for environmental policy through collaboration among industry, government, academic, and environmental organizations.