U.S. Carbon Price, Opportunities For Innovation (Webinar)

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Webinar hosted by the MIT Climate CoLab's carbon price contest
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Join us for a webinar on May 13, hosted by the MIT Climate CoLab’s carbon price contest, featuring a conversation with: 

George P. Shultz, former U.S. Secretary of State;
Phil Sharp, former US Representative (D-IN) and current President of Resources for the Future; and
Bob Inglis, former US Representative (R-SC) and current Director of RepublicEN.
Moderated by Leah Stokes, PhD Candidate at MIT (Assistant Professor of Political Science at UCSB, July 2015)

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 June 13th deadline, to learn about the current challenges and opportunities in successfully implementing a price on carbon in the United States.

The webinar will cover several prominent issues in the news on carbon pricing in the US, including:

  • Thoughts on the major political challenges facing carbon pricing in the US
  • The strengths and weaknesses of various policy approaches
  • Opportunities for political, social and technical innovation

Questions will be answered from webinar participants on the topics discussed and about the contest.
For more information, click here.

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