What do Rex Tillerson (CEO, Exxon Mobil), Michael Bloomberg, James Hansen, and T. Boone Pickens have in common? They all support carbon pricing. Carbon pricing is one way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and spur clean energy development. Come learn more about carbon pricing in this one-day conference.

DATE: Saturday May 21, 2011
LOCATION: Fisheries Building, University of Washington

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CONFERENCE TOPICS:

  • Successful case studies, such as British Columbia’s revenue-neutral “tax shift.”
  • Ongoing efforts towards carbon pricing in the U.S., such as the Western Climate Initiative and California’s cap-and-trade system.
  • Political and technical challenges and opportunities for carbon taxes in the Northwest

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

U.S. Representative Jim McDermott
Kimberly Harris, CEO, Puget Sound Energy
Todd Myers, Washington Policy Center
Cliff Mass, UW Atmospheric Sciences Professor
Yoram Bauman, World’s First & Only Stand-Up Economist