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Jonathan Moreno and Andrew Light Speak About Biotechnology and Global Warming at the National Press Club
Date:11/9/2009

together countries around the globe to consider ways to curb CO2. Light argued that success at the meeting would be an agreement on the architecture--one that will bring developed and undeveloped countries together to work on the issue in a way that ethically accounts for the differing needs and responsibilities of all parties. He went on to call on the United States to take steps to curb CO2 by reducing deforestation, developing renewable energy sources, increasing energy efficiency, and cutting carbon emissions--steps which Light projected would save the United States a net of 14 billion dollars.

Jonathan Moreno, Ph.D., is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, a David and Lyn Silfen University professor of ethics, a professor of medical ethics and of history and sociology of science at the University of Pennsylvania and formerly a member of President Barack Obama's transition team for the Department of Health and Human Services. Andrew Light, Ph.D., is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and director of the Center for Global Ethics at George Mason University. The panel was moderated by Ana Lita, Ph.D., the director of the Appignani Bioethics Center at the United Nations in New York City.

The Appignani Bioethics Center (ABC), a project of the American Humanist Association, helps inform local, state, national and international policy debates about global issues in medical and biotechnological sciences through collaboration with NGOs and UN departments, bodies and agencies. The Center provides educational venues and opportunities for confronting various issues facing developed and developing world countries. www.humanistbioethics.org.

The American Humanist Association (www.americanhumanist.org) advocates for the rights and viewpoints of humanists. Founded in 1941 and headquartered in Washington, D
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