This group brings together the best thinkers on energy and climate. Join us for smart, insightful posts and conversations about where the energy industry is and where it is going.

Publication

The Air We Breathe, Part 3

image credit: arb.ca.gov
John Benson's picture
Senior Consultant Microgrid Labs

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Microgrid Labs, Inc. Advisor: 2014 to Present Developed product plans, conceptual and preliminary designs for projects, performed industry surveys and developed...

  • Member since 2013
  • 882 items added with 594,819 views
  • Dec 29, 2022
  • 430 views

Access Publication

The impacts of climate change are no longer a distant threat on the horizon—they are right here, right now, with a growing intensity that is adversely affecting our communities and our environment, here in California and across the globe. The science that, decades ago, predicted the impacts we are currently experiencing is even stronger today and unambiguously tells us what we must do to limit irreversible damage: we must act with renewed commitment and focus to do more and do it sooner…

In mid-November I came across a just-released scoping plan by the California Air Resources Control Board (CARB) which was very good and thorough. It also clearly defined how CARB will lead us (California) to Carbon Neutrality by 2045. As I got well into the source document (and this paper) I looked at my word-count and saw I was well over my preferred length, and not near covering all of the plan that I needed to, thus this paper is now parts 2-and 3.

This paper is a summary of CARB’s Scoping Plan. Part 2 of this paper was published on December 27, and described:

  • High level goals of California’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction efforts, and methods we intend to use to achieve these goals
  • The severity of climate change impacts
  • Innovative steps we intend to take to control GHG

Part 3 of this paper is being posted on December 29, and describes:

  • Scenarios used to develop this plan
  • Action Plans for each Sector in the Scoping Plan Scenario
  • Carbon Removal and Sequestration Methods and Roles
Discussions

No discussions yet. Start a discussion below.

John Benson's picture
Thank John for the Post!
Energy Central contributors share their experience and insights for the benefit of other Members (like you). Please show them your appreciation by leaving a comment, 'liking' this post, or following this Member.
More posts from this member

Get Published - Build a Following

The Energy Central Power Industry Network is based on one core idea - power industry professionals helping each other and advancing the industry by sharing and learning from each other.

If you have an experience or insight to share or have learned something from a conference or seminar, your peers and colleagues on Energy Central want to hear about it. It's also easy to share a link to an article you've liked or an industry resource that you think would be helpful.

                 Learn more about posting on Energy Central »