OneNOAA Science Seminar Series: Long-Term Climate Mitigation Perspectives and the 2°C Objective

Presenter: Benjamin DeAngelo, Deputy Director, NOAA Climate Program Office

Event Type: Webinars and Virtual Events

When: 9 August 2018

Where: Online: 8:00-9:00 am AKDT, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT

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Climate Series, Seminar 5 of 8: Long-Term Climate Mitigation Perspectives and the 2°C Objective

The presentation addresses estimates of different cumulative carbon budgets in light of future global warming objectives" with a particular focus on the now, oft-cited 2°C goal, its origin, and the chances of meeting such an objective.

About The Speaker:
Benjamin DeAngelo has over 20 years of experience bridging science and policy for the stewardship of the global environment. Ben is the Deputy Director of the Climate Program Office within NOAA's research arm, and serves as the U.S. head of delegation for the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP), a working group under the Arctic Council. Ben was the lead author on the mitigation chapter of the Climate Science Special Report (2017), from which this presentation is largely based. Prior to starting at NOAA in 2017, Ben was the Deputy Director of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) and special assistant for climate change to the President's Science Advisor in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and had a 18-year career at EPA working on climate change and stratospheric ozone depletion.

Sponsors: The U.S. Global Change Research Program and NOAA's National Ocean Service Science Seminar; co-hosts are Katie Reeves (kreeves [at] and Tracy.Gill [at]

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