Air Pollution as a Climate Forcing: A Second Workshop

Agenda, Day 3

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Wednesday, April 6: Integrated Assessment and Panel Discussions

1. Integrated Assessment [co-chairs: Denise Mauzerall and Marcus Amann]

  • 8:45 - Denise Mauzerall (Princeton): Integrated Assessment with Valuation
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (4.6 MB), PPT (1.7 MB)
  • 9:10 - Markus Amann (IIASA): Integrated Assessment via the RAINS Model
    — Presentation PDF (280 kB), PPT (260 kB)
  • 9:35 - Steve Smith (PNNL): Integrated View of Air Pollution and Climate Changes
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (650 kB)
  • 10:00 - Ben DeAngelo (EPA): BC/OC Role in Integrated Assessments
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (900 kB), PPT (1.2 MB)
  • 10:20 - Open Discussion

10:30 - Coffee Break/Discussion

2. Cost/Benefits of Technologies and Efficiencies [co-chairs: Michael Holland and Axel Friedrich]

  • 10:50 - Michael Holland: Quantifying Health and Environmental Impacts
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (930 kB), PPT (1.3 MB)
  • 11:15 - Joseph Spadaro: Application of RiskPoll Model to Europe and Developing Countries
    — Presentation PDF (4.0 MB), PPT (1.9 MB)
  • 11:40 - Mark Delucchi: Social Costs of Mobile Source Pollutants
    — Presentation PDF (380 kB), PPT (370 kB)

2b. Scenarios Reconsidered: Current Trends, Moderate Action, and Strong Action Scenarios

  • 11:55 - Bart Croes, Michael Walsh and R.K. Bose: Mobile Source Scenarios for Climate Forcings
  • 12:15 - Armond Cohen and P.K. Dadhich: Power Generation Scenarios for Climate Forcings
  • 12:35 - Eric Redman: Practical Advice on Strategies to Slow Human-Made Climate Forcing
    — Abstract PDF, Presentation PDF (220 kB)
  • 12:45 - Open Discussion

1:00 - Lunch Break

3. Real-World Case Studies [co-chairs: Adrian Fernandez and Ken Colburn]

  • 2:00 - Adrian Fernandez: Air Quality and Climate Considerations in Mexico
    — Abstract PDF
  • 2:20 - Ken Colburn: Strategies and Reality in Northeast States
    — Presentation PDF (910 kB), PPT (5.2 MB)
  • 2:40 - Tim Wallington: Business Perspective on Potential Pollution Reductions
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (930 kB), PPT (1.3 MB)
  • 3:00 - Ellen Baum: Air Pollution/Climate Initiative in Ohio
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (270 kB), PPT (310 kB)
  • 3:20 - Peter Flachsbart(U. Hawaii-Manoa): Integrated Planning to Mitigate Emissions of Urban Air Pollutants and Greenhouse Gases
    — Abstract PDF; Presentation PDF (1.6 MB), PPT (5.9 MB)
  • 3:35 - Panel/Open Discussion: Overcoming Practical Barriers to Pollution Reduction and Climate Control

4. Panel Discussions Summarizing Understanding of Workshop "Specific Objectives"
Format allows brief presentations and includes proposed synthesis by panel leader. Volunteers solicited.

  • 3:30 - Panel 1: Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases:
    Can further increase of the non-CO2 GHG climate forcing be halted or even reversed? [This is basically the sum of three problems CH4 + O3, N2O, trace gases (esp. HFC-134a)]
    Panel Leader: Drew Shindell, others Michael Prather, Markus Amann, Richard Corey, Tim Wallington
    — Report #1 PDF (610 kB), PPT (480 kB); Report #2 PDF (450 kB),
  • 4:15 - Panel 2: Soot and Sulfate:
    Can reduced soot emissions counteract the warming effects of reducing sulfates? What are the most effective actions in that direction?
    Panel leader: Ellie Highwood, others Jim Hansen, Xiao-Ye Zhang, Ben DeAngelo, Tami Bond
    — Report #1 PDF (1.7 MB), PPT (80 kB); Report #2 PDF (500 kB), PPT (790 kB)
  • 5:00 - Open Discussion

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