International Workshop on Black Carbon

GHG emissions

Distinguished atmospheric scientists and policy makers shared the latest scientific understanding of black carbon climate forcing and policy strategies for mitigation in the transportation sector at this London workshop, January 2009.

Presentations from the ICCT Black Carbon Workshop

International Strategy for Black Carbon Controls in the Transport Sector: The Case of Mexico Leonora Rojas-Bracho, Instituto Nacional de Ecologia, Mexico

Black Carbon Forcing and its Climate Effects Dr. V. Ramanathan, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

BC Control Strategies in the Transportation Sector in China Kebin He, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, PRC

Diesel Regulations in California Bart Croes, Chief, Research Division, California Air Resources Board

Marine Policy Strategies James Corbett, University of Delaware

Aviation Science and Research Needs Olivier Boucher, Met Office, Hadley Centre, London, UK

On and Off Road Policy Strategies Michael P. Walsh, International Consultant

Discussion: A Scientific Framework for Policymaking: Certainties and Research Needs Piers Forster, University of Leeds

Examining Effects of Black Carbon on Climate and How to Mitigate Them Through Different Transportation Options Mark Z. Jacobson, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University

Estimating Carbon Equivalent Emissions and Quantifying Climate Benefits Keith P. Shine, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading

Black Carbon Emission Sources & Prioritization Tami C. Bond, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign