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Full Committee Hearing - Geoengineering, Part I: Assessing the Implications of Large-Scale Climate Intervention

Date: 
Thursday, November 5, 2009 - 10:00am
Location: 
2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Geoengineering, Part I: Assessing the Implications of Large-Scale Climate Intervention

 

Witnesses

Professor John Shepherd
Professional Research Fellow in Earth System Science at the University of Southampton and Chair of the Royal Society Geoengineering working group that produced the report Geoengineering the Climate: Science, Governance and Uncertainty

Dr. Ken Caldeira
Professor of Environmental Science in the Department of Global Ecology at the Carnegie Institution of Washington and a co-author of the Royal Society Report

Mr. Lee Lane
Co-Director of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Geoengineering Project

Dr. Alan Robock
Professor at the Department of Environmental Sciences in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers University

Dr. Jim Fleming
Professor and Director of the Science, Technology and Society Department at Colby College and author of Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control

 

111th Congress