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to encourage an interdisciplinary dialogue and exchange of ideas, with an emphasis on the research needed to better understand the potential efficacy and consequences of various geoengineering approaches.

Workshop Agenda

Monday, June 15

8:00

Registration

8:30

Welcome

Ralph Cicerone, National Academy of Sciences

8:45

Meeting Overview—Day 1: “Getting the Issues on the Table”

 

 

Pamela Matson, Stanford University

9:00

Survey of Geoengineering Options (Including Estimates of Effectiveness, Risk, and Cost)

 

 

Ken Caldeira, Carnegie Institution

9:40

Engineering: Important Questions, State of Knowledge, and Major Uncertainties Related to Selected Geoengineering Options

 

 

David Keith, University of Calgary

10:20

Break

10:50

Physical Science: Important Questions, State of Knowledge, and Major Uncertainties Related to Selected Geoengineering Options

 

 

Daniel Schrag, Harvard University

11:30

Terrestrial Ecosystems, Complexity, and Geoengineering

 

 

Tony Janetos, University of Maryland

12:00

Working Lunch (Informal Discussion)

1:00

From Research to Field Testing and Deployment: Ethical Issues Raised By Geoengineering (Panel Discussion)

 

 

Martin Bunzl, Rutgers University (Moderator)

Stephen Gardiner, University of Washington

Dale Jamieson, New York University

William Travis, University of Colorado



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