In recognition of and to support the grassroots academic movement to #ShutDownSTEM, #ShutDownAcademia, and #Strike4BlackLives on June 10th, CCST has postponed the planned virtual CCST Expert Briefing on Natural Pathways for Carbon Sequestration.
The #shutdownSTEM movement calls on those in the academic and STEM communities to stop doing “business as usual” and provides “the time for white and non-Black People of Color (NBPOC) to not only educate themselves, but to define a detailed plan of action to carry forward” in order to address anti-Black racism in academia and STEM.
At CCST, our team will continue development on our plan of action to build a more supportive and inclusive environment for Black scientists in our CCST community, as we commit to working with our community in the fight against anti-Black racism.
Natural Pathways for Carbon Sequestration in California
2pm – 3pm
Wed. June 10th.
Join us for a virtual CCST Expert Briefing with a panel of experts including Patty Oikawa (CSU East Bay), Rob Jackson (Stanford), Matthew Potts (UC Berkeley), and Asmeret Berhe (UC Merced) who will discuss the role of carbon sequestration in California’s forests, marshes, soils, and other natural lands in meeting the State’s carbon neutrality goals.
About the California Council on Science and Technology
The California Council on Science and Technology is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization established via the California State Legislature — making California’s policies stronger with science since 1988. We engage leading experts in science and technology to advise State decision makers — ensuring that California policy is strengthened and informed by scientific knowledge, research, and innovation.