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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 www.webdialogs.com, 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 climatechange@gw.dec.state.ny.us 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 www.dec.ny.gov/energy/50845.html.

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