Managing the Transition Away From Fossil Fuels. What Is Required?

The Climate Registry Pavilion, Expo City, Dubai

California and a few other climate-leading states and countries have made initial progress reducing demand for oil — for example through deploying electric vehicles — but have done very little on the supply side. The International Energy Agency tells us that staying below 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming is incompatible with any new oil and … Read more

Appropriate Applications for Green Hydrogen

Premier Inn Dubai Ibn Battuta Mall

The United States is investing $7 billion in hydrogen hubs. Our experts will address whether governments should be subsidizing hydrogen and, if so, what the appropriate uses of hydrogen are. Where do applications make sense from an efficiency and cost perspective? Where do they reduce greenhouse gas emissions and where may they actually increase them? … Read more

Harnessing the Power of Nature in Achieving 1.5 C

Pathways to 1.5 Pavillion (The Climate Registry); Blue Zone

Protecting 30 percent of the world’s lands and waters by 2030 (30×30) to prevent biodiversity loss is often viewed as a conservation-focused goal. But nature-based solutions and efforts to achieve 30×30 have the potential to contribute significantly to broader climate objectives.  This conversation will examine the relationship between nature and climate, drawing from real-world examples … Read more

COP 28 Official Side Event: Natural carbon sequestration — Leveraging soils for mitigation, storage, and biodiversity benefits

SE Room 1, Blue Zone, Expo City, Dubai

The Climate Center and the British Society of Soil Science will present at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 28) on the important role that soil plays in the fight against the climate crisis. From increased water efficiency and food security to the ability to draw down carbon, increasing the health of our soils … Read more

California Climate Policy Summit 2024

Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel, 1230 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814

The third annual California Climate Policy Summit will bring together elected and business leaders, policy experts, state officials, activists, and environmental justice advocates to build support for climate policy commensurate with what science demands.  California has made historic progress on climate in the last two years — from major investments in clean energy and community … Read more