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Monday, April 13, 2015 - 1:00pm
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MIT, Morss Hall, 142 Memorial Dr., Cambridge

Pricing Carbon to Combat Climate Change: What Can We Learn From British Columbia?

Could putting a price on carbon help MA reduce greenhouse gas emissions while the economy continues to grow?  Come hear from government officials and business leaders from British Columbia about their experience since they instituted a price on carbon in 2008.

Join us for a panel discussion presented by the Massachusetts Campaign for a Clean Energy Future, of which ELM is a member.

Featuring British Columbia Delegation
- Honourable Mary Polak: Minister of Environment of British Columbia
-Susanna Laaksonen-Craig: Head of the Climate Action Secretariat of British Columbia

Panel of experts:
- Christopher Knittel, Economist and Director of the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research
- Ross Beaty, Founder and Chair of PanAmerican Silver Corp. and Alterra Power Corp.
- Merran Smith, Executive Director of Clean Energy Canada
- Senator Michael Barrett, 3rd Middlesex district, sponsor
of carbon fee and rebate bill in Massachusetts
- Daniel Gatti, MA Campaign for a Clean Energy Future, Executive Director of Climate XChange

Moderated by Robert C. Armstrong, Director of MIT Energy Initiative

Hosted by: MIT Energy Initiative and MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research
Presented by: Massachusetts Campaign for a Clean Energy Future

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Harvard University
Center for the Environment

NEW! Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Email: huce@environment.harvard.edu
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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