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Climate Crisis: How Can We Accelerate Decarbonization to Mitigate Climate Change?

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Date:
Wednesday, June 01, 2022
Time:
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author:
NationalAcademies.org
Location Details:
Online event - FREE

Date and time: Wed, June 1, 2022 @ 11 AM - 2 PM PT (2 PM – 5 PM ET)

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-can-we-accelerate-decarbonization-to-mitigate-climate-change-tickets-344167824227

Join a science webinar on how the transitioning of the world’s energy system from fossil fuel combustion to net-zero emissions of carbon dioxide is critical to mitigating climate change, protecting human health, and equitably sustaining the U.S. economy.

The 2021 National Academies report Accelerating Decarbonization of the United States Energy System identified key technological and socio-economic goals that must be achieved to put the United States on the path to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. This webinar will focus on key findings of the report related to equity and inclusion in the U.S. energy system.

Panelists also will explore the role of the social and behavioral sciences in helping policymakers, businesses, communities, and the public better understand and respond to what a net-zero transition would mean for the United States.

Participants include:

--Prof. Michael Méndez, Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Planning & Public Policy
at the School of Social Ecology, University of California Irvine

--Julia Haggerty, Assoc. Professor specializing in Rural Geography and
Community & Social-Ecological Resilience, Montana State University

--Nathan Hultman, Assoc. Professor and Director, Center for Global Sustainability,
University of Maryland

--Diana Liverman, Regents' Professor, School of Geography & Development,
University of Arizona

--Devashree Saha, Senior Associate at World Resources Institute

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are private, nonprofit institutions that provide expert advice on some of the most pressing challenges facing the nation and world. Our work helps shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance the pursuit of science, engineering, and medicine.
Added to the calendar on Mon, May 30, 2022 4:01PM
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