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Students showcasing research posters at the 2015 GCEP Symposium

SCCS Speaker Series: Getting to Neutral - Options for Negative Emissions in California, Sarah Baker

March 3, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Green Earth Science, Room 365
Event Sponsor: 
Energy Resources Engineering
Contact Email: 
sarah.saltzer@stanford.edu

California has set the aggressive and vital goal to become carbon neutral by 2045.  This means that California must continue on its path to decarbonizing its economy by transitioning to renewable sources of energy and fuel.  However, current models predict that these measures alone will not be sufficient to completely decarbonize California’s economy; residual emissions from transportation, in particular, will be difficult to eliminate completely in 25 years. California can counteract these residual emissions with negative emissions: utilizing practices and technologies that directly remove carbon dioxide from the air.  

Come hear Sarah Baker, Deputy Group Leader, Lawrence Livermore National Labs and lead author of the study "Getting to Neutral", present the results of this import study for California.

Contact Phone: 
650.721.3174