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Webinar: U.S. Carbon Price, Opportunities for innovation


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

George P. Shultz, former U.S. Secretary of State;
Phil Sharp, former U.S. Representative (D-IN) and current President of Resources for the Future; and
Bob Inglis, former U.S. 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)

Image from a 2014 webinar with (from left to right) Phil Sharp, George P. Shultz, Bob Inglis, and Leah Stokes.

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.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Time

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

– Thoughts on the major political challenges facing carbon pricing in the U.S.;
– 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.

The webinar has ended. A recording will be posted shortly here and on the carbon price contest resources page.

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