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Getting The Message Right: How to Effectively Communicate Carbon Pricing

Monday 10 December 2018, 15:00-16:00, (Local Katowice Time)

UNFCCC COP24 conference, Katowice, Room Warmia

Hosts: Climate Focus, Institute for Climate Economics, & Citizens’ Climate Lobby


Building support and managing risk is critical to the success of carbon pricing policies. This side-event will present key principles and approaches for effective engagement on carbon pricing. It will focus on communication strategies and revenue use. At a time where carbon pricing is growing worldwide, but also facing several challenges and setbacks, communication around carbon pricing is crucial to generate acceptance.


Daniel BESLEY (Senior Climate Change Specialist, PMR Secretariat, World Bank)

Darragh CONWAY (Senior Legal Consultant, Climate Focus)

Sébastien POSTIC (Project Manager, I4CE – Institute for Climate Economics)

George HEYMAN (Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, British Columbia)

Juan Pedro SEARLE (Chief of Climate Change Unit, Ministry of Energy, Chile)

Katie SULLIVAN (Managing Director, IETA) (TBC)

Florent MC ISAAC (Economist, French Development Agency)