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Higher Education Leadership on Carbon Pricing

  • W Hotel 181 3rd Street San Francisco (map)
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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 UniversitySwarthmore CollegeSecond 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

We are at capacity, registration for this event is closed.