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Stanford Webinar | An Action Plan for Carbon Capture and Storage in California: Opportunities, Challenges, and Solutions

October 22, 2020 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Virtual Online | See Registration for details

Stanford Webinar | An Action Plan for Carbon Capture and Storage in California: Opportunities, Challenges, and Solutions     

On October 22, Ernest Moniz, Lynn Orr, Melanie Kenderdine, and Sally Benson will discuss a new joint study by the Energy Futures Initiative and Stanford's Center for Carbon Storage. This study analyzes key options, including a set of technologies and support infrastructure for Carbon Capture and Storage that could enable some “quick wins,” as well as help meet mid-century sustainable development targets. More info.

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Keynote Speaker:

  • Ernest J. Moniz, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Energy Futures Initiative; former U.S. Secretary of Energy

Study Overview & Key Findings: 

  • Sally M. Benson, Precourt Family Professor, Energy Resource Engineering, Stanford University

  • Melanie A. Kenderdine, Managing Principal, Energy Futures Initiative  


  • Franklin ‘Lynn’ Orr, Keleen and Carlton Beal Professor in Petroleum Engineering emeritus, Stanford University 


  • Kate Gordon, Director, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research 

  • Jane Long, Karvis Senior Contributing Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund

  • Deepika Nagabhushan, Program Director, Decarbonized Fossil Energy, Clean Air Task Force

  • Keith L. Pronske, President & CEO, Clean Energy Systems

  • Trude Sundset, CEO, Gassnova



Event Sponsor: 
This event is co-sponsored by Energy Futures Initiative, Stanford Center for Carbon Storage, and Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy.