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March 24, 2023

K-Staters to present 'Pathways to Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050'

Submitted by Larry E. Erickson

The Zoom program on "Pathways to Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050" will take place from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 29. All who are interested are invited to participate. 

The event is part of the World-Wide Teach-In on Climate and Justice with leadership by Bard College and is part of the CHE 670 Sustainability Seminar at K-State.

Those interested in participating in the Zoom event should register online

The following is the agenda: 

  • 5 p.m. — welcome, Larry E. Erickson, emeritus professor of chemical engineering.
  • 5:05 p.m. — Bard College video about the 2023 event on Climate Justice.
  • 5:10 p.m. — "Climate as a Global Commons," Gary Brase, professor of psychological sciences. 
  • 5:25 p.m. — Education on Net Zero panel.
  • 5:45 p.m. — Transition to Renewable Energy panel.
  • 6:05 p.m. — Electrification of Transportation panel.
  • 6:25 p.m. — Net Zero Buildings panel.
  • 6:45 p.m. — general discussion.
  • 6:55 p.m. — closing comments.
  • 7 p.m. — end.


  • Jennifer Anthony, associate professor of chemical engineering, Kansas State University. 
  • Dorothy Barnett, Climate and Energy Project. 
  • Carol Barta, Flint Hills Renewable Energy and Efficiency Cooperative. 
  • Gary Brase, professor of psychological sciences, Kansas State University. 
  • Mary English, Metropolitan Energy Center. 
  • Larry E. Erickson, Kansas State University.
  • Michael Gibson, associate professor of architecture, Kansas State University.
  • Troy Pitsch, superintendent of USD 329. 
  • Noni Strand, Lutherans Restoring Creation. 
  • Hongyu Wu, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, Kansas State University.
  • Donna Schenck-Hamlin, facilitation specialist, Kansas State University. 

For more information contact Erickson at lerick@k-state.edu or see the Bard College map of the events