WaBA/LCPI Event:

2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 4-6:00 PM
Mercer Island Community & Event Center

Join other leaders for a high level perspective on Washington state’s progress towards effective climate change management. We’ll review what’s working, what’s not, and where we want to be going in 2020 and beyond. 

The program will feature a series of short mini-briefings covering a range of policy issues, including both Low Carbon Fuel Standard and Cap & Invest, followed by a respondent panel covering topics including the state’s master plan for managing carbon issues, the implications of I-976, and priorities for next session.

The forum will bring together a wide array of perspectives on these topics, including those of state lawmakers. We hope you can join in and help build a deeper and more inclusive dialogue.

And we’ll socialize after the review with some refreshments.  All at the beautiful Mercer Island Community & Event Center, a minute off I-90, with free parking and an EV charger.

Event Program

Welcome

The 2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum
David Giuliani, Chief Engineer, Low Carbon Prosperity Institute 

Issue Briefings

Pathways to Clean Energy
Eileen Quigley, Executive Director, Clean Energy Transition Institute

Update to State GHG Limits
Mo McBroom, Director of Government Relations, Nature Conservancy

Cap and Invest: Lessons from California & East Coast TCI
Kevin Tempest, Research & Data Scientist, Low Carbon Prosperity Institute

New Innovations in Liquid Fuels
Tim Zenk, Principal, Molecule

Prospects for Renewable Hydrogen
Ken Dragoon, Executive Director, Renewable Hydrogen Alliance

Opportunities in Rural Washington
Wolf Lichtenstein, Principal, Evergreen Carbon

Clean Fuel Standard Policy and Update
Kelly Hall, Interim Washington Director, Climate Solutions

Oil and Gas Company Perspective
Tom Wolf, Director, Communications and External Affairs, BP America

Elected Officials Panel

Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz

Senator Reuven Carlyle (D), Chair Energy & Environment Committee 

Representative Richard Debolt (R)

Reception

Appetizers, Beer & Wine (21+)

Note: This is an educational event. All members of the legislature and legislative staff are invited to attend at no charge. Please contact us for a complimentary code.

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