The primary mandate of the Short Lived Climate Pollutants Expert Group (SLCP EG) is to facilitate projects with an initial focus on activities that reduce emissions of black carbon contamination that transports and deposits in the Arctic.
Terms of Reference
The main document regulating the operations and activities of the PSG, is the Terms of Reference.
Click here to read the Terms of Reference.
Co-chairs and contacts
The current EG Chair is Ms. Teresa Kuklinski from the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Teresa Kuklinski, MPA, MS
International Program Manager
US Environmental Protection Agency
Office of International and Tribal Affairs
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20460
The EG is has two Co-Chairs:
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Policy Development Department
International Cooperation Unit
Telephone: +46 10 698 1270
Vigdis Vestreng, PhD
Chief Engineer, Section for Climate Science and Adaptation
Norwegian Environment Agency
Telephone: +47 90 89 90 54
Documents and publications
Status Reports from the EG SLCP to the ACAP Working Group
Links to ACAP Projects
For reports from completed projects, please visit the Arctic Council Open Access Archive, including:
For information on the Reduction of Black Carbon from Diesel Sources in the Russian Arctic Project, click here.
For information on Black Carbon Case Studies Project, click here.