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.
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.