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The Climate Change Think Tank: Transportation’s Impacts and Solutions

Posted May 12, 2008 by

May 29 & 30 at Mullins Sports Center, UMass Amherst

US Congressman John M. Olver, Chair, House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation Subcommittee is the Keynote Speaker at Noon on the 29th. Among the substantial list of presenting companies are Booz Allen Hamilton, SunEthanol and Quixote Corporation. For two days, global experts from academia, government and industry will explore one of the most urgent issues of our time climate change and transportation. This program will address transportation’s apparent negative impact on our climate; the ways that climate change, in turn, poses serious problems for transportation infrastructure, particularly along coastal roadways, and the possible solutions. Objectives, a complete speaker list and program registration information and sponsorship materials are posted at http://www.ecs.umass.edu/umtc/news.shtml