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Meeting 1: April 30, 2019, Washington, DC

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Keck Center
500 Fifth St., NW
Washington, DC
Room 101

MEETING GOALS

  • Gain perspective on the current landscape of solar climate intervention research and research governance efforts
  • Discuss the committee’s task with the sponsors to understand their needs and expectations
  • Hear from interested stakeholders

10:30 A.M.: Introductions and Brief Overview of the Study—Sue Biniaz and Chris Field, Committee Co-Chairs

11:00 A.M.: SESSION #1: OVERVIEW OF U.S.-BASED SOLAR CLIMATE INTERVENTION RESEARCH PROGRAMS/EFFORTS

12:30 P.M.: Working Lunch

1:30 P.M.: SESSION #2: OVERVIEW OF RECENT SOLAR CLIMATE INTERVENTION RESEARCH GOVERNANCE EXPLORATORY EFFORTS

3:15 P.M.: Break

3:30 P.M.: SESSION #3: STUDY SPONSORS’ PERSPECTIVES ON THE COMMITTEE’S TASK

  • What are the most important issues to be covered in the report?
  • Explore nuances of committee’s task – what should be included in report?
  • What is hoped for out of study? What would “success” look like?

4:15 P.M.: SESSION #4: PERSPECTIVES FROM A SAMPLE OF SOLAR CLIMATE INTERVENTION STAKEHOLDERS

  • Janos Pasztor, Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2)
  • Lili Fuhr, Heinrich Böll Foundation [remote]
  • Kyle Whyte, Michigan State [remote]
  • Pablo Suarez, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre (Note: Due to technical issues, a recording could not be provided for this presentation. View the slides here.)
  • Michael Stoever, Office of U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney

5:30 P.M.: Adjourn Open Session

 

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