Oakland

Political Will for a Livable Planet

12:30 p.m. | Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Economists from across the political spectrum agree that the most effective and efficient way to rapidly reduce emissions across the globe is to put a price on carbon. Since 2007, Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), an international grassroots organization, has been lobbying the U.S. Congress to pass a fully rebated national fee on carbon. Hear about their progress, both in Washington and here in California, and a how a national fee on carbon could interface with our state’s current cap-and-trade program.

+ Harry Chomsky / CCL
+ Mary Selkirk / CCL

Location

SPUR Oakland
1544 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510.827.1900

Admission

Free to the public.

Pre-registration is not required for this event.

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