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Stanford Global Carbon Management Workshop #1 - Videos and Presentations

For links to videos, presentations and speaker bios, please see below.

Tuesday, September 1 - Thursday, September 3, 2020

Day 1: The Global Carbon Cycle and Natural Climate Solutions

  • Welcome - Sarah Saltzer, Managing Director,  Stanford Center for Carbon Storage and Stanford Carbon Removal Initiative
  • Dual Challenge: Energy Access and Climate Change - video and presentation (pdf)- Sally Benson, Co-Director, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy
  • Natural Climate Solutions: Important (but not dominant) Pieces of the Puzzle - video and presentation(pdf)- Chris Field, Faculty Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
  • Global Carbon Cycle: Sinks, Sources and the Carbon Budget - video and presentation(pdf)- Rob Jackson, Professor, Department of Earth System Science, Stanford University
  • Oceans as Natural Climate Solutions? - video and presentation(pdf)- Paul Falkowski, Professor, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University
  • Panel discusssion video: Day 1 speakers plus, Jeremy Shears, Chief Scientist for Biosciences, Shell; Moderator: Christa Anderson, Research Fellow, World Wildlife Fund
  • Day 1 Wrap-up video: Sally Benson, Co-Director, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy

Day 2: Challenges and Opportunities in Natural Climate Solutions

  • Welcome Back video- Sarah Saltzer, Managing Director,  Stanford Center for Carbon Storage and Stanford Carbon Removal Initiative
  • Carbon Sequestration in Soils - video and presentation(pdf)- Francesca Cotrufo, Professor, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Colorado State University
  • Managing Forests for Climate Mitigation - video and presentation(pdf)- Ann Bartuska, Senior Advisor, Resources for the Future
  • Can Climate Smart Agriculture Deliver Food and Carbon Mitigation Solutions? video and presentation(pdf)- David Lobell, Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Stanford University
  • The Interplay Between Human Actions and Earth System Responses - video and presentation(pdf)- Steve Pacala, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
  • Panel discussion video: Day 2 speakers plus, Zara Summers, Section Head of the Biosciences group in Corporate Strategic Research, ExxonMobil; Moderator: Chris Field, Faculty Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
  • Day 2 Wrap-up video: Chris Field, Faculty Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Day 3: Carbon Management and Mitigation Strategies

  • Welcome Back video- Sarah Saltzer, Managing Director,  Stanford Center for Carbon Storage and Stanford Carbon Removal Initiative
  • Improving Photosynthetic Efficiency as a Carbon Mitigation Strategy? video and presentation(pdf)- Don Ort,  Professor, Plant Biology and Crop Sciences, University of Illinois
  • Innovations to Improve Agriculture: Productivity and Sustainability in the Face of Global Climate Change - video and presentation (pdf)- Joe Cornelius, Chief Executive Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Agricultural Innovations
  • Accounting for Natural Capital: From Demonstration...to Transformation - video and presentation(pdf)- Gretchen Daily, Founder and Faculty Director, Natural Capital Project, Stanford University
  • Using Carbon Pricing to Promote Carbon Sequestration - video and presentation(pdf)- Larry Goulder, Director, Stanford Center for Environmental and Energy Policy Analysis
  • Panel discussion video: Day 3 speakers plus, Shaffiq Jaffer, Vice President, Corporate Science and Technology Projects,  Total and  Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth System Science, Stanford University; Moderator: Arun Majumdar, Co-Director, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy
  • Day 3 Wrap-up video: Arun Majumdar, Co-Director, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy