• Envisioning a Low-Carbon Clean Energy Economy in NY

    Presented by Brookhaven National Laboratory, the New York Academy of Sciences, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

    Held at the New York Academy of Sciences | January 05, 2010

    This workshop was held to help guide New York State policy makers on key long-term designs available to achieve a low-carbon, climate-change-resilient New York. The workshop explored technologies and greenhouse gas management strategies necessary to achieve the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 80% by the year 2050, as established in New York State Executive Order No. 24. The workshop also provided input for the development of the New York State Climate Action Plan.

    In this Webinar
    Setting the Stage for a New York State Climate Action Plan
    Peter Iwanowicz (New York State)
    Motivating the Need to Change
    Peter Goldmark (Environmental Defense)
    Opportunities for a Clean Energy Economy
    Johanna Wellington (General Electric Global Research)
    Slides & Audio
    Powering the Planet
    Nathan Lewis (California Institute of Technology)
    Slides & Audio
    New York State Scenarios to 2050
    Gerald Stokes (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
    Slides & Audio
    Panel Discussion, Part 1
    Thomas Peterson (Center for Climate Strategies), John Novak (Electric Power Research Institute), William Sisson (United Technologies)
    Slides & Audio
    Panel Discussion, Part 2
    Katherine Frase (IBM Research), Elizabeth Malone (Joint Global Research Institute), James Misewich (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
    Slides & Audio
    Panel Discussion, Part 3
    Larry Walker (Cornell University), Geoffrey Anderson (Smart Growth America), Rae Zimmerman (New York University)
    Panel Discussion, Part 4
    Q&A with audience
    Closing Remarks
    Patrick Looney (Brookhaven National Laboratory)