As the effects of a warming climate become clearer, decision-makers are turning to policy and technology to slow down global warming. The spring 2021 EarthTalks series, “Energy and Climate Policy: How to Avoid a Global Hothouse,” will address questions related to carbon taxes, renewable energy subsidies, and the feasibility of carbon sequestration, among other topics. The seminars, which are free and open to the public, take place from 4–5 p.m. (ET) on Mondays.
The series is hosted by Penn State’s Earth and Environmental Systems Institute.
The remainder of the schedule is as follows:
- April 12: Jean-Paul Allain, Penn State, “Future of fusion power”
- April 19: To be announced
- April 26: Panel discussion, “Geoengineering options — The emergency break”