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Free Global Warming Webinar


Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Reductions from Land-use Policy
A Climate Smart Communities Webinar
Thursday, October 18, 2012
10:30 a.m. - Noon

The New York State Climate Smart Communities program, in cooperation
with Rutgers University's Bloustein School of Planning and Public
Policy, a NYSERDA contractor, will present a webinar titled "Quantifying
GHG Reductions from Land-use Policy Change" at 10:30 a.m., Thursday
October 18, 2012.

This webinar will feature a discussion of current research on measuring and projecting greenhouse gas emissions reductions resulting from land-use and transportation policies. The full agenda is listed below.

The webinar will be accessible to anyone via an Internet connection and telephone. Webinar participants must use the telephone call-in number; no audio signal will be transmitted over the Internet. To join the webinar, go to, click the “Join a meeting” button and enter Conference ID 78425 in the “Meeting Login” screen.

On your telephone, dial 1-866-394-2346 and enter conference call code 1982360347# when prompted.
Please respond with both your name and community affiliation via either e-mail or telephone to the Office of Climate Change at or 518-402-8323. Include the phrase "October 18 Webinar" in the subject line of your response e-mail by October 17. In the event that we have to cancel or postpone this webinar, respondents will be notified by e-mail.

This webinar is free and open to all interested parties. Please feel free to share this invitation.

Information on the Climate Smart Communities program is available at

Quantifying GHG Reductions from Land-use Policy
Webinar Agenda


Mark Lowery and Kim Farrow, New York State Department of Environmental


Veda Truesdale (Bloustein School, Rutgers University) – Research
update. Factors influencing the effectiveness of local land-use

Jerry Walters (Fehr & Peers) – Tools for local governments to assess
emissions impacts. 

Kevin Shively (Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates) – The story of

Jeffrey Perlman (North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority) –
Evaluating the effectiveness of climate change strategies in northern
New Jersey.  

Questions, Answers and Discussion