#20 - Dr. Stephen Pacala - Understanding Our Changing Climate and Carbon Mitigation


This week Brendan sits down with Dr. Stephen Pacala. Dr. Pacala is Frederick D. Petrie Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University and Director of the Princeton Environmental Institute. He also co-directs the Carbon Mitigation Initiative, a collaboration between Princeton University, British Petroleum and the Ford Motor Company to find solutions to the problem of global warming. His research covers a wide variety of ecological and mathematical topics with an emphasis on interactions between greenhouse gases, climate and the biosphere.

More about Dr. Pacala and his efforts can be found https://environment.princeton.edu/directory/stephen-pacala and at http://www.climatecentral.org/.

The Yale study referenced in the podcast can be found at http://climatecommunication.yale.edu/visualizations-data/ycom-us-2018/?est=happening&type=value&geo=county.