Chair's Air Pollution Seminar Series - Archive for 2008

This page last reviewed January 12, 2009

The Chair of the Air Resources Board, is pleased to announce "The Chair's Air Pollution Seminar Series." Presentations from leading scientists will focus on the health impacts of air pollution, personal exposure, emission sources, atmospheric formation, and innovative control technologies.

Seminars are given at the
Cal/EPA Building in Sacramento and the Haagen-Smit Laboratory in El Monte, and are open to the public.

You can sign up for the
Seminars List Serve which will provide automatic notices of upcoming presentations.

Edward Vine, Ph.D., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Behavior Matters! The Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Energy Efficiency Programs to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Friday, December 12, 2008
[announcement] Presentation
1,241 KB (pdf)

Kirk R. Smith, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Carbon on Steroids:  The Untold Story of Methane, Climate, and Health

Monday, November 10, 2008
[announcement] Presentation
3,297 KB (pdf)

Video of the Webcast
270,760 KB (FLV)

Michael J. Kleeman, Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Source Apportionment of Fine and Ultrafine Particles in California

Thursday, October 9, 2008
[announcement] Presentation
8,080 KB (pdf)

Thomas D. Durbin, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Evaluation of Portable Emisions Measurement Systems (PEMS) for Inventory Purposes and the Not-To-Exceed Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Regulation

Thursday, October 2, 2008
[announcement] Presentation
1,099KB (pdf)

Robert Bornstein, Ph.D., San Jose State University

Cooling Summer Daytime Temperatures in Coastal California During 1948-2005: Observations, Modeling and Implications

Tuesday, August 19, 2008
[announcement] Presentation
6,174KB (pdf)

Michael Rea and David Vincent, Ph.D., UK Carbon Trust

UK Carbon Trust:  "Working with business and government to accelerate the move to a low carbon economy"

Thursday, August 7, 2008
[announcement] Presentation
2,352KB (pdf)

Iain Morrow, United Kingdom Government
(On Loan, Air Resources Board)

The European Experience of Cap and Trade

Wednesday, July 9, 2008
[announcement] Presentation
450KB (pdf)

Allen H. Goldstein, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Hourly, In-Situ Quantification of Organic Aerosol Marker Compounds

Tuesday, July 1, 2008
[announcement] Presentation
3,4197KB (pdf)

Rajendra K. Pachauri, Ph.D., Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 2007 Nobel Laureate

Future Prospects Concerning Climate Change

Friday, June 27, 2008
[announcement] Presentation
387KB (pdf)

Hamid Rahai, Ph.D., California State University, Long Beach

Emission Control Technologies for Ocean Going Vessels (OGVs)

Monday, June 9, 2008
[announcement] Presentation
357KB (pdf)

Ronald C. Cohen, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Nitrogen Oxide Emissions and Chemistry: Implications for Air Quality Control Strategies in a Warmer Climate

Friday, May 30, 2008

[announcement] Presentation
3,815KB (pdf)

Jeff Kuo, Ph.D., P.E., California State Univeristy, Fullerton

Clearinghouse of Technologies for Reducing Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Friday, May 16, 2008
[announcement] Presentation
1,438KB (pdf)

Garrett P. Beauregard, Vice President, Electric Transporation Enginering Corporation (eTec)

Innovative Means to Minimize Electric Ground Support Equipment Charging Infrastructrure Costs

Monday, May 12, 2008
425KB (pdf)

Francis (Bud) J. Offermann, P.E., C.I.H., Indoor Environmental Enginering, San Francisco

Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality In New Homes

Tuesday, May 6, 2008
[announcement] Presentation
4,642KB (pdf)

Nicholas Lutsey (Ph.D. Candidate), University of California, Davis

Prioritizing Climate Change Mitigation Technologies by Cost-Effectiveness

Wednesday, April 30, 2008
[announcement] Presentation
1,419KB (pdf)

Steven Chu, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate, Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The World's Energy Problem and
What We Can Do About It

Wednesday, February 27, 2008


5,377KB (pdf)

Michael J. Walsh, Ph.D., and Paula DiPerna, Chicago Climate Exchange

Progress Report on North America's First and Only Legally Binding Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction and Trading System

Wednesday, February 27, 2008


1,179KB (pdf)

Zack Subin, Ph.D., Candidate, University of California, Berkeley

Carbon Emission Reduction Opportunities in California Transportation

Wednesday, February 13, 2008


1,513KB (pdf)

Ceil Scandone, Bay Area Green Business Program

Motivating, Assisting and Recognizing Small Businesses that Conserve Resources, Prevent Pollution, and Address Climate Change

Thursday, February 7, 2008


242KB (pdf)

S. Julio Friedmann, Ph.D., Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Reducing Emissions in California Through Carbon Capture and Sequestration

Wednesday, January 30, 2008


4,320KB (pdf)

Daniel M. Kammen, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Science and Policy for Deep Cuts in Carbon Emission

Tuesday, January 29, 2008


2,164KB (pdf)

Video of the Webcast
92,415 KB (wmv)

Kimberly A. Prather, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Advances in Our Understanding of the Major Sources Contibuting to Ambient Particualte Matter in California

Tuesday, January 22, 2008


3,596KB (pdf)

H. Christopher Frey, Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Identification and Evaluation of Potential Best Practices for Greenhouse Gas Reductions in Freight Transportation

Wednesday, January 9, 2008


2,062KB (pdf)

Video of the Webcast
99,853KB (wmv)

If you have questions or comments, please contact
Peter Mathews at (916) 323-8711