Leaders from colleges and universities spearheading carbon pricing action will showcase their solutions and impacts to-date through panels, presentations, and audience discussion.
Featured institutions include: Arizona State University, Smith College, Swarthmore College, University College London, University of British Columbia, University of California, and Yale University.
The event will explore best practices for institutions interested in implementing carbon pricing on campus, including a variety of approaches and institutional frameworks. It will also examine means for institution leaders to engage in public education and debate around carbon pricing.
Co-hosted by Yale University, Swarthmore College, Second Nature, and the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, which co-organize the Working Group on Carbon Pricing in Higher Education.
Event begins at 3:30pm. Please arrive early to claim a seat.
Opening Remarks by Former Secretary of State John Kerry
Panel: Implementing Internal Carbon Pricing on Campuses: Challenges, Solutions, and Lessons
Emily Kreps, Head of Investor Initiatives for CDP North America
Alex Barron, Assistant Professor, Smith College
Aurora Winslade, Director of Sustainability, Swarthmore College
Mick Dalrymple, Director of Sustainability Practices, Arizona State University
Casey Pickett, Director of the Carbon Charge, Yale University
Presentation: Carbon Pricing Toolkit (Beta) for Institutions of Higher Education by Ruby Woodside, Innovative Services Manager, Second Nature
Panel: Roles for Higher Education in Carbon Pricing and Climate Policy
Dan Kammen, Distinguished Professor of Energy, UC Berkeley
Ann Carlson, Shirley Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law, UCLA
Michael Howard, Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration, Smith College
Tim Pavlis, Associate Vice President for Strategy and Analytics, Yale University
Reception until 6:30pm