Short notice – this is on NOW.
Worth watching, even if only for how they justify saying ‘black carbon and other “short-lived” greenhouse gases.’. I didn’t know black carbon was a gas. Here’s the release:
On Thursday, May 24, at 12 NOON EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME / 9:00 AM PACIFIC DAYLIGHT TIME, a group of internationally acclaimed scientists will present to the California Air Resources Board findings on black carbon and other “short-lived” greenhouse gases.
The presentation will be webcast. For more information, see the email below and visit http://www.cal-span.org.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Leading scientists to present findings on black carbon and climate change to California Air Resources Board
Presentation to be Webcast – visit http://www.cal-span.org for details.
Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 9:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time
SACRAMENTO – On Thursday, May 24, six internationally recognized scientists will describe their findings on black carbon and other ‘short-lived’ greenhouse gases to the California Air Resources Board.
Their research will demonstrate that focusing on methane, hydrofluorocarbons, and black carbon would be a highly effective strategy to mitigate impacts of climate change especially in Arctic regions.
The studies to be presented are among a body of growing research indicating the dangers posed by black carbon. On Saturday, the G8 announced that it will formally join the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (launched in February) complementing efforts to address carbon dioxide emissions.
What: Presentation of Research Findings on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants
Dr. Mark Jacobson, Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford
Dr. V. Ramanathan, Professor Scripps Instit. of Oceanography, UC San Diego
Dr. Marc L. Fischer, Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Dr. Erika Sasser, Senior Policy Advisor, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Dr. Alan Lloyd, President, International Council on Clean Transportation
Mr. Durwood Zaelke, President, Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development
Byron Sher Auditorium
CalEPA Headquarters, 2nd Floor
1001 I Street, Sacramento, California 95814
When: 9:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time, Thursday, May 24th, 2012
NOTE: THIS PRESENTATION WILL BE WEBCAST. Visit http://www.cal-span.org for details.
ARB’s mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare, and ecological resources through effective reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering effects on the economy. The ARB oversees all air pollution control efforts in California to attain and maintain health based air quality standards.
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