Carbon Pricing webinar, from the MIT Climate CoLab
Announcement from the MIT Climate CoLab:
Webinar with former US Secretary of State George Shultz and former Congressmen Bob Inglis and Phil Sharp
Join us tomorrow
for an informational webinar on how a national carbon price can be
implemented in the United States, hosted by the Advisors of the U.S. Carbon Price contest: former US Secretary of State George Shultz and former Congressmen BobInglis and PhilSharp.
discuss major political challenges facing carbon pricing in the US and
the strengths and weaknesses of various policy approaches. Attendees
can ask questions on the topics discussed and about the carbon price
Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
- George P. Shultz, former U.S. Secretary of State
- Bob Inglis, former U.S. Representative (R-SC) and current Director of the Energy and Enterprise Initiative
- Phil Sharp, former U.S. Representative (D-IN) and current President of Resources for the Future
The webinar is free and open to the public, and provides an exciting
opportunity for contest participants and others considering submitting a
proposal by the July 20th deadline, to ask questions and get feedback
from advisors who will also be serving as judges.
The webinar will cover several prominent issues in the news on carbon pricing in the US, including:
• Discussion of the Clean Air Act regulations on carbon pollution that the Obama Administration released in early June.
• Perspectives on the Supreme Court ruling in late June, which
struck down the Tailoring rule, yet reaffirmed the EPA’s mandate to
regulate carbon under the Clean Air Act.
• Thoughts on the major political challenges facing carbon pricing
in the US, and the strengths and weaknesses of various policy
• Open Q&A with Advisors from webinar participants on the topics discussed and the contest.