Tuesday, March 31  

8:30 AM SESSION 6: KEYNOTE PERSPECTIVES ON RESPONDING TO CLIMATE CHANGE

  Introductions: Albert Carnesale
 

•  Mary Nichols, California Air Resources Board

 

•  Lorents G. Lorentsen, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

10:10 AM SESSION 7: WHAT SPECIAL CHALLENGES AWAIT US?

  Moderator: William Chameides, Duke University & Vice Chair, Committee on America’s Climate Choices
 

•  Integrating a National Response into a Global Framework: The Honorable Eileen Claussen, Pew Center on Global Climate Change

 

•  Vulnerable Ecosystems: Carter Roberts, World Wildlife Fund

 

•  Vulnerable Populations & Human Health: Howard Frumkin, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

•  Threats to National Security: R. James Woolsey, VantagePoint Venture Partners

12:15 PM Lunch

1:30 PM SESSION 8: WHAT TOOLS ARE AVAILABLE TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF CLIMATE CHANGE?

  Moderator: Thomas Wilbanks, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 

•  Technology Levers: Robert Socolow, Princeton University

 

•  Policy and Economic Levers: Jonathan Wiener, Duke University

 

•  Regional Impacts & National Assessments: Jerry Melillo, Marine Biological Laboratory

 

•  Panel discussion:

 

•  Jonathan Schrag, Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc.

 

•  Steve Nicholas, Institute for Sustainable Communities

 

•  Heidi Cullen, Climate Central



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