September 8, 2007

DCNR Draft Carbon Management Plan. Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Michael DiBerardinis announced his agency would be releasing a draft Carbon Management Plan designed to identify opportunities within DCNR to combat global climate change.
At the same time, Secretary DiBerardinis said a more comprehensive climate change strategy would probably be forthcoming from the Rendell Administration within the next six months.
These and other presentations were part of a special climate change program sponsored by the Pennsylvania Environmental Council.
Other speakers included:
Brian Hill, PEC President & CEO, talks about the Climate Roadmap for PA
Dr. Lew Ziska, U.S.D.A., presentation on climate change impacts to PA agriculture
Robert McKinstry, Ballard Spahr, on a court decision that resulted in the regulation of greenhouse gas emssions
Tom Peterson, Center for Climate Strategies, on how states drive national climate change policy