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Public webinar with Land Use Advisors & Fellows, June 25

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Join us for an informational webinar, Wed. June 25, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EDT, hosted by the MIT Climate CoLab’s Land Use: Agriculture, Forestry, and Livestock contest, featuring a conversation with Fellows and Advisors, Dr. James Baker, Director of the Clinton Foundation’s Forest and Land-Use Measurement Program, and Dr. Jayant Sathaye, Director of the International Energy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

The webinar is free and open to the public, and provides an exciting opportunity for contest participants, as well as those considering submitting a proposal by the July 20th deadline, to ask questions and get feedback from advisers who will be judging the contest.

Wed, Jun 25, 2014
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

Register now!

The webinar agenda will include:

  • Discussion of important findings highlighted in newly released Chapter 11 of the IPCC Working Group III’s report on Agriculture, Forestry and the Other Land Use (AFOLU) Sectors.
  • Overview of priorities of the Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan relevant to the land use sector.
  • Review of the winning 2013 contest proposal and why it was successful.
  • Preliminary comments made by catalysts on first submitted proposals
  • Open Q&A with advisers from webinar participants on the topics discussed, contest proposals, and any comments received.