COVID-​​19 and the Climate Crisis

Fos­sil Free Cal­i­for­nia presents Dan Kammen

COVID-19 Events

March 31, 2020
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Virtual Presentation

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Webinar: COVID-​​19 and the Climate Crisis
Date: March 31, 2020
Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Link to download the slides from Prof. Kammen’s presentation.

Fos­sil Free Cal­i­for­nia will present a com­mu­nity forum on COVID-​​19 and the cli­mate cri­sis. This live webi­nar will fea­ture BIDS Senior Fellow Dan Kam­men, who will present his views on how the cur­rent global pan­demic inter­sects with the cli­mate cri­sis. Dr. Kam­men is Chair of UC Berkeley’s Energy and Resources Group and Fac­ulty Direc­tor of the Gold­man School’s Cen­ter for Envi­ron­men­tal Pub­lic Pol­icy. The presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session, with more about Fossil Free California’s current campaigns and how to get involved and take actions online.  If time/interest permits, there will be small group “chat rooms” to continue the discussion.

Register here to receive a sign-in link and instructions for how to join the call. The webinar is free, but registration is required. 

Speaker(s)

Dan Kammen

Professor and Chair, Energy and Resources Group

Dan Kammen is professor and chair of the Energy Resources Group at UC Berkeley, a professor in Goldman School of Public Policy, where he directs the Center for Environmental Policy, and a professor in the department of Nuclear Engineering. He is the founding director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL). He is an expert on energy systems and the science and policy behind climate solutions.  He has a BA in Physics from Cornell University, and Masters and PhD degrees in Physics from Harvard. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and has served on numerous National Academy of Sciences, Environmental Protection Agency, and Department of Energy committees and advisory panels. Kammen has served as a contributing or coordinating lead author on various reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change since 1999, and shared the IPCC's 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.