EPA co-hosted a Workshop on Diesel Emissions, Pollution Mitigation, and Clean and Alternative Technologies in the Arctic to help kick-off its Black Carbon Diesel Initiative to reduce black carbon from diesel sources in the Russian Arctic. The workshop was held October 6 & 7, 2011 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Workshop presentations and participant lists are now available, through links on the agenda pages.
The purpose of the invitation-only workshop was:
- To provide information about black carbon assessments of the Arctic
- To discuss the link between diesel emissions and black carbon
- To gather experts from Arctic countries to share information and technologies on reducing diesel emissions, black carbon and improving the efficiency of energy systems in remote areas of the Arctic
- To identify potential demonstration projects and next steps
This workshop was intended to contribute to the pan-Arctic work of the Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP) Project Steering Group on Black Carbon as well as to inform the development of black carbon mitigation projects under a new bilateral program of United States-Russian Federation cooperation.
The final report of the workshop is now available for download.
October 6: Conference hall of the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation at Kadashevskaya nab., 14/1, 119017, Moscow.
October 7: Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, 4/6 Bolshaya Gruzinskaya Street,