University of California
ANR Statewide Conference 2018

3B. Science Session

Climate Change - Global Changes, State Programs, Local Projects: How They Fit Together

California’s 2017 Climate Change Scoping Plan overview and sectors with high UC ANR relevance – agriculture, residential and commercial land use conversion, water, and bioenergy.

Moderator: Bill Stewart, CE Specialist and Director, Center for Forestry, UC Berkeley

8:30 California’s Import/Export Economy and How It Affects Global, State, and Local GHG Emissions - Bill Stewart, CE Specialist and Director, Center for Forestry, UC Berkeley

8:45 Agriculture GHG Emissions - Animals and Fertilizers - Frank Mitloehner, Professor and CE Specialist, Dept. of Animal Science, UC Davis

9:05 Agriculture and Potential Carbon Sequestration – Healthy Soils Iinitiative - William Horwath, Professor, Soils & Biogeochemistry Program, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis

9:25 Conversion from Agriculture to Residential Emissions - Van Butsic, CE Specialist, ESPM, UC Berkeley

9:40 Panel Q & A

10:00 End


Planning Committee: Bill Stewart, Mike Anderson

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