Past Event

Advice to the US Global Change Research Program

Study in Progress: Public Meeting
August 29, 2013

Location: Keck Center of the National Academies
500 Fifth St. NW Washington DC 20001


8:45 am Discussion USGCRP engagement with international research programs and activities.
May include discussion of programs/activities such as: Future Earth initiative, the World Climate Research Program (WCRP), International Framework for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS), Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI), Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN), Intergovernmental Panel on climate Change (IPCC).

10:45 am break

11:00am The President's Climate Action Plan (CAP). A discussion of how the CAP will affect key elements of the USGCRP work, including implementation of the 2012 Strategic Plan.

Overview of the plan and the general issues this raises for the USGCRP (opening remarks by USGCRP /OSTP leadership).

12:00pm lunch

12:45pm [CAP discussion continued] Focus on science needs related to Preparing the U.S. for the Impacts of Climate Change

2:45pm break

3:00pm [CAP discussion continued] Focus on science needs related to:
-- Cutting Carbon Pollution in America
-- Leading International Efforts to Address Global Climate Change

4:00pm adjourn