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A Timely Two-Day Virtual Conference on

Climate Change and West Coast Carbon Markets

A key part of the West Coast's national leadership for climate action

October 6 & 7, 2022

Pacific Time Zone

As a value added bonus, you'll receive access to downloadable audio and video recordings at no additional charge.

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Program Overview

What to Look Forward to

Statutory Frameworks for Climate Action in the West Coast States

The Cap-and-Trade/Reduce Track for Decarbonizing the Overall Economy

The Two-Pronged Approach for Decarbonizing the West Coast's Transportation Sector

Practical Implications of Policy Congruence and Carbon Market Unification

Challenges for Setting Up Successful Multi-Sector Carbon Markets

The Utility Regulatory Track for Decarbonizing the Generation of Electricity

Siting and Permitting Processes and Challenges for Offshore Wind

Creating a Unified Electric Sector West Coast Carbon Market Through Linkage

Tips for Addressing The Need for Policy Linkage Regarding Environmental Justice

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Faculty Bios

Craig Gannett, Craig Gannett, Program Co-Chair, is a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine. He focuses his practice in the fields of electric utility regulation, renewable energy development, and climate change-related regulation. He also teaches Climate Change Law at the University of Washington School of Law, and is the president of the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, which focuses on the intersection of climate change and national security.

Peggy Otum, Peggy Otum, Program Co-Chair, is a partner at WilmerHale and co-Chairs the firm's Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Practice. She provides strategic advice on a host of environmental regulatory and policy matters, including those related to climate change risk, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) matters, compliance, crisis response and risk management.

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