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The East Coast Forum has concluded.  Thanks to our partners, sponsors, speakers and participants for another great series of dialogues!

Please visit the West Coast Climate Strategies Forum site for the latest on our west coast expansion of this series!

Click here to learn more about WGL Energy's role in offsetting the 2016 East Coast Forum and their innovative partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.


Click here to view Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe's recorded remarks for the attendees of the
East Coast Forum after severe thunderstorms derailed his in person participation.

About the Climate Strategies Forum Series

Climate Strategies Forum events are the premier programs featuring formal climate change preparedness for credit applicable to credentials issued under the CCO CertificationTM program.  The Forum also features a suite of keynote conversations, a Women's Climate Collaborative speed mentoring session, CCO Roundtable sessions, networking events, workshops, panel discussions, working group meetings, and a tools and methodologies showcase.

Featured Speakers

Special Guest Speakers

Gov. Terry McAuliffe
of Virginia


Alice Hill
White House
National Security Staff


Harriet Tregoning


Kevin Rennert

The Energy Policy Ecosystem and the Clean Power Plan

Bill Ritter, Jr.
Colorado State University


Christine Todd Whitman
CASEnergy Coalition


Bob Perciasepe


Lou Hutchinson
WGL Holdings, Inc.

The Psychology of Climate Denial and Skepticism

Michael Mann
Penn State University


Andy Revkin
New York Times


Renee Lertzman


Ed Maibach
George Mason

The Evolving Role of the Energy, Defense & National Security Communities in Addressing Climate Change and Resilience

Brig Gen
Mark McLeod

Defense Logistics


Secretary Brian Moran
Commonwealth of


Betty Ann Kane

DC Public Service


Christine Morris
City of Norfolk



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