What Climate Science Really Says About Carbon Capture
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ESTOnline
Carbon capture, use, and storage (CCUS) projects have been on the rise in recent years, opening the door for new industries, good-paying jobs, and important climate solutions. But do we really need CCUS to help solve the climate crisis? And can it be compatible with efforts to promote environmental justice?
Third Way, Clean Air Task Force, World Resources Institute, National Wildlife Federation, and Carbon180 invite you to hear from leading contributors to IPCC reports and a panel of experts to discuss these topics and more!
- Prof. Dr. Heleen de Coninck, Professor in socio-technical innovation and climate change at Eindhoven University of Technology, Coordinating Lead Author of the IPCC Special Report on 1.5C (2018) and for the Sixth Assessment Report (forthcoming)
- Dr. Glen Peters, Research Director for the Center for International Climate Research (CICERO), an Author of IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report, and a Lead Author of the Sixth Assessment Report (forthcoming)
- Ms. Sam McCulloch, Head of Carbon Capture Use and Storage at the International Energy Agency (IEA)
- Shannon Heyck-Williams, Director of Climate and Energy Policy, National Wildlife Federation
- Dr. Jen Wilcox, Senior Fellow at World Resources Institute and Presidential Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania
- Dr. Shuchi Talati, Senior Policy Advisor, Carbon180
- Lee Beck, CCUS Policy Innovation Director, Clean Air Task Force
- Dr. Matt Bright, Carbon Capture and Industrial Emissions Policy Advisor, Third Way