Speeches, Seminars, and Testimonies

Speeches and Seminars

Providing Clean Cooking and Lighting Technologies and documenting their impacts on Air pollution, Climate, and Health Ministry of Environment and Forests, Bangladesh and Ministry of Environment, Sweden – Bangladesh, Oct 18 2011

Strategies for containing climate change below unmanageable levels: Beyond Copenhagen, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, July 20, 2010. Note: the video for slide 38 can be seen here

Black Carbon and India Environmental Ministry Meeting, Hotel Ashok, New Delhi, India, Oct 14 2009. Near-Term Climate Mitigation Side Event, Cop-16, Room Pitaya, Cancun Messe, Mexico , December 7, 2010.

Commencement Speech, Sixth College, UCSD, June 13, 2009

Black Carbon Forcing and its Climate Effects,
International Workshop on Black Carbon, London, Jan. 5-6, 2009

Scientific and Regional Aspects of Co-benefits Policies,
Air Pollution and Climate Change: Developing a Framework for Integrated Co-benefits Strategies, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sept. 17-19, 2008

Contribution of Black Carbon and Atmospheric Brown Clouds to Climate Warming: Impacts and Opportunities,
AMS Environmental Science Seminar Series, May 16, 2008

Global and Regional Climate Change: Underlying Science and Emerging Riddles,
8th Annual Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture, MIT, May 2, 2008

Perspectives on Ocean Science lecture series
Global Warming and Atmospheric Brown Clouds: a double threat for Asia,
Birch Aquarium @ SIO, April 14, 2008

Overview of Global Dimming and Brightening – observations, causes, consequences and hypotheses,
Keynote talk at the International Workshop on Global Dimming and Brightening, Ein Gedi, Israel
February 11, 2008 (.ppt)

Ramanathan, V. (2006), Bjerknes Lecture: Global Dimming and its Masking Effect on Global Warming
Eos Trans. AGU, 87
(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract A23D-01

Congressional Testimonies

Role of Black Carbon in Global and Regional Climate Changes,
Hearing on the role of black carbon as a factor in climate change
October 18, 2007

Anthropogenic Climate Change: Areas of Uncertainty,
Testimony at the United States Senate hearing on “US Climate Change Policy”
September 17, 1996

scripps oceanography uc san diego