Climate change symposium addresses greenhouse gas, ozone, and energy production

August 25, 2003

NEW YORK -- Climate science leaders will address greenhouse gas measurements, atmospheric cycles involving ozone, and technology options for energy production in a "greenhouse constrained" world at a presidential symposium at the 226th national meeting of the American Chemical Society. During this special symposium on global climate change, speakers will focus on the technological and policy aspects of climate change paying special attention to the challenges to developing countries. Other topics will include climate science modeling and chemical cycles of aerosols and oxidizing radicals. ACS is the world's largest scientific society.

What: Symposium on the Chemistry of Global Climate Change

Where: Hilton New York, Concourse A

When: Monday, Sept. 8, 8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Who: Rosina Bierbaum, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Warren Washington, National Center for Atmospheric Research; Charles E. Miller, Haverford College; Drew Shindell, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies; Stephen E. Schwartz, Brookhaven National Laboratory; Ronald Prinn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Rajendra Pachauri, Tata Energy Research Institute New Delhi, India; Haroon Kheshgi, Exxon Mobil Research and Engineering; Kathryn L. Parker, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Sarah Hammond Creighton, Tufts University; William Shutkin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Attached are abstracts submitted by participants for this symposium.
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