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The National Climate Seminar: Cutting Carbon at Power Plants

Story posted February 04, 2013

Event date(s): February 01, 2013 — February 10, 2013

12pm-1pm
ES Common Room, Adams
Bring a bag lunch and join us for this conference call with Dan Lashof! We will supply drinks and cookies.


Join us every first and third Wednesday via conference call and listen in real-time to climate professionals discuss the latest science, politics, and economics of climate change. It is possible to listen online after the call and all calls are available as podcasts 24 hours after the event. A question and answer session follows each presentation. Email your questions prior to each call: climate@bard.edu. All speaker information and recorded calls are available on our website at http://www.bard.edu/cep/ncs/.
 
The first talk, this Wednesday February 6, is hosted by Daniel Lashof, the Director of the NRDC Climate and Clean Air Program. His talk will be about cutting carbon at power plants. Dan Lashof is the director of National Resource Defense Council's climate and clean air program and is active in the areas of solutions to global warming, national energy policy, and climate science. Dan is involved in developing federal standards and legislation to place enforceable limits on carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping pollutants and to reduce America's dangerous dependence on oil. He has followed international climate negotiations since their inception and is a lead author of the Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on the role of land-use change and forestry in exacerbating or mitigating global warming. He holds a bachelor's degree in physics and mathematics from Harvard University and a doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley.
 
Call in number: 1 – 712- 432-3100; Conference Code: 253385
 
Check back on the ES webpage for more information on the future talks!