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- Mark Schleifstein Environment reporter for the Times-Picayune and co-author of "Path of Destruction: The Devastation of New Orleans and the Coming Age of Superstorms."
- Joseph Romm senior fellow at the Center for American Progess; he runs the blog ClimateProgress.org and is the author of "Straight Up: America's Fiercest Climate Blogger Takes on the Status Quo Media, Politicians, and Clean Energy Solutions."
- Scott Segal Head of the Government Relations practice at Bracewell & Giuliani. He represents utilities, refiners and manufacturers.
- Neil King, Jr. national reporter, "The Wall Street Journal"
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