Governor Brown, in his inaugural address and State-of-the-State speech on January 5, 2015, recognized California’s leadership in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improving air quality, and promoting efficient use of energy and other resources. On February 23, 2015, UC Davis co-hosted a roundtable discussion among policymakers, modelers, and stakeholders to review the status of GHG emissions modeling for California and examine pathways for achieving the Governor’s goals. Focus topics included:
- scenarios for technologies and actions that may enable deep reductions in State GHG emissions;
- achievable GHG emission reductions through 2030; and
- costs and benefits of reducing emissions, including contributions to local air quality improvements.
This workshop was co-organized by Sonia Yeh, Researcher, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis; Michael Gibbs, Assistant Executive Officer, California Air Resources Board; and Cliff Rechtschaffen, Senior Advisor, Governor’s Office.
Click here for the program agenda and presentation slides.