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"An Interview with Dr. Ken Caldeira" | on Climate Change

October 15, 2020 - 10:00am

"An Interview with Dr. Ken Caldeira"
on Climate Change

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 10:00 - 11:00 am Pacific

Dr. Ken Caldeira, Senior Advisor, Climate Science, Gates Ventures | Staff Scientist (Emeritus), Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford University | Via Zoom | Registration and Flyer

Join us for an interactive session with renowned scientist Dr. Ken Caldeira. All are welcome. Questions will be invited from the audience. The Science for Humanity Series invites general audiences to attend engaging & societally relevant scientific sessions.

About Ken Caldeira, Ph.D.
Ken Caldeira serves as Senior Advisor, Climate Change for Gates Ventures and is a climate scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Science, where his job is “to make important scientific discoveries.” He also serves as a Professor (by courtesy) in the Stanford University Department of Earth System Science. Among Caldeira’s key contributions to science are his relatively early recognition of the threats posed by ocean acidification, his pioneering investigations into the environmental consequences of intentional intervention in the climate system (“geoengineering”), and the first peer-reviewed study to estimate near-zero-emission energy needs consistent with a 2°C climate stabilization target. He has also played a central role in helping to elucidate what our understanding of long-term geochemical cycles implies for the fate of today’s carbon dioxide emissions. More recently, he has been focusing on trying to understand what sorts of energy systems could facilitate a transition to a near-zero emission economy that will allow both human and natural systems to flourish.

Questions: Carrie Kouadio,