CCIS 2020 Webinars
9:58 am MDT
Main Goals of the CCIS Webinar Series
Conceptualization of a research framework for assessing proposed climate intervention strategies: Establish shared understanding of ongoing research of climate intervention strategies in different research communities and main challenges. Reach a perspectival integration for completeness of knowledge/understanding. Identify elements of a research program, identify existing and new working groups of such a program.
Overarching questions for each webinar topic
- Identify grand challenges and science questions for each of these topics
- Identify different groups involved already and still needed
- List projects that exist and are planned that can be built upon
- Identify needed collaborations from other communities and explain why
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April 15, 2020: 9-11am (MDT)
Introduction and Motivation of the CCIS Project
- CCIS Committee (presented by Simone Tilmes): Overview of the project, motivation and goals of webinars and the workshop
- Will Steffen (Australian National University): "Climate Change 2020: Why are we in an emergency?"
- Holly Buck (UCLA School of Law): "What a holistic approach to climate intervention is - and why we need it"
May 06, 2020: 9-11am (MDT)
IAMs, Mitigation, and Scenario development for combined intervention strategies
Moderator: Doug MacMartin (Cornell University)
- Dale Rothman (University of Denver): "General History of Futures Thinking and Scenarios"
- Massimo Tavoni (Climate Change Economics at Politecnico di Milano): "Integrated modeling of SRM"
- Edward (Ted) Parson (University of California): "Geoengineering scenarios in climate assessment and policy debates – experience, insights, and prospects"
- Christopher Trisos (African Climate and Development Initiative): "Choose your own scenarios"
May 27, 2020: 9-11am (MDT)
Solar Radiation Management
Moderator: Simone Tilmes (NCAR)
- James Hurrell (Colorado State University): "An overview of SRM: approaches to cool a warming planet"
- Jim Haywood (University of Exeter, UK): "What have we learned from a decade of coordinated GeoMIP and stand-alone SRM geoengineering simulations?"
- Sarah Doherty (Marine Cloud Brightening Project): "An overview of research on using Marine Cloud Brightening to cool climate"
- Jean-François Lamarque (NCAR): "Current understanding and challenges in stratospheric aerosol modeling for SRM"
June 10, 2020: 9-11am (MDT)
Carbon Dioxide Removal
Moderator: Peter Lawrence (NCAR)
- Mark Rounsevell (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology & University of Edinburgh): "Tradeoffs and cobenefits in land-based climate change mitigation"
- Stephanie Roe (University of Virginia): How can terrestrial systems help deliver the Paris Agreement targets?"
- André Faaij (TNO Energy Transition & University of Groningen): "The role of BECCS in achieving deep greenhouse gas emission reductions"
- Alissa Park (Columbia University): "Negative carbon emissions and defossilization of chemicals and materials cycles"
June 24, 2020: 9-11am (MDT)
Communication, Education and Outreach
Moderators: Monica Morrison (NCAR) and Andrea Smith (UCAR)
- Roger Aines (Lawrence Livermore National Lab): “Becoming a Champion for your Science: How to Talk with Policy and Decisionmakers”
- Kelly Wanser (SilverLining and Marine Cloud Brightening Project): “Communicating about Climate Intervention with Non-academic Stakeholders and the Public”
- Tim Barnes (NCAR): “Best Practices in Climate Change Education and Outreach”
July 08, 2020: 9-11am (MDT)
Observations to Inform Climate Intervention Strategies
Moderators: Simone Tilmes (NCAR) and Peter Lawrence (NCAR)
- David Schimel (NASA JPL): “The global carbon observing (non) system: insights from the COVID experience”
- Robert Wood (University of Washington): “Using observations to better understand aerosol-cloud-climate interactions”
- Jean-Paul Vernier (NASA NIA): “Climate intervention with stratospheric aerosols: status of our current understanding of the real world”
August 06, 2020: 9-11am (MDT)
Impacts for Climate Intervention Strategies
- Roy Rasmussen: “Recent Improvements in the Simulation of High-Impact Events using Convective-Permitting Models”
- Andy Parker: “Lessons from the DECIMALS Fund - the world’s first SRM modelling fund for developing countries”
- Jessica Gurevitch: “Potential ecological risks and impacts of solar radiation modification and why you should pay attention to this”
August 26, 2020: 9-11am (MDT)
Ethics and Governance
- David Morrow: “Ethical Issues in Carbon Dioxide Removal”
- Marion Hourdequin: “Ethics, Justice, and Solar Geoengineering”
- Jesse Reynolds: “The International Order, International Law, and Climate Intervention”
- Joshua Horton: “Climate Intervention: Governance Issues and International Institutions”
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