Livecast: Earth Institute Launches "State of Planet" Conf 9 am ET Today

The Earth Institute at Columbia University is holding a "State of the Planet" conference today, beginning at 9 am ET, in New York city. It is open to the public, online, and interactive. You can follow it on Twitter with the hashtag #SOP2012, or by e-mail. A star-studded list of major speakers includes Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Free registration required. To start, go to the SOP website. An archived video of the event will be posted when ready on the SOP website.

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