SVJP March Benkyokai

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Date: March 6 (U.S.) / March 7 (Japan)
6:00pm (PT)*
Palo Alto, CA / Online
This is a private event. Please contact [email protected] for details and in-person/online attendance.
*Please note that the event begins at 6:00pm for in-person attendees; the event will begin at 6:15pm (PT) / 11:15am (JT) for online attendees.

Climate change continues to be one of the most pressing issues faced by humanity. The effects of global warming grow more evident each year, signaling the severe potential dangers to come. To combat the mounting levels of CO2, efforts have been made on multiple fronts, from public service and education campaigns to policy proposals and government research. One of the more interesting developing techniques is the ability to remove carbon dioxide from the air. While the concept of CO2 removal is widely accepted as a beneficial solution, creating a suitable plan that fits the financial, environmental, and societal situations of certain regions is far from simple.

The Silicon Valley Japan Platform (SVJP) will gather to examine the current types of CO2 removal strategies, and why implementation is more complex than it first appears. Joining the discussion will be Roger Aines, (Department of Energy), and Corey Myers (Lawrence Livermore National Lab).

Together they will explore the challenges and benefits of various climate change mitigation technologies, touching on the situation in both the United States and Japan. Moderating the event will be USJC Council Leader Tatsuki Tomita (Vivaldi).