Symposium on Pricing Carbon and Other Climate Policy Opportunities- The Economic, Political and Social Context

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Symposium on Pricing Carbon and Other Climate Policy Opportunities -- The Economic, Political and Social Context, 15 January 2020, Rm 254B

This symposium includes an overview talk and four panel discussions. Panelists will include experts in climate mitigation and restoration technologies, representatives of integrated assessment modeling groups, policymakers and advocates for specific legislation, and leaders of political policy organizations. Topics addressed during the symposium may include:


  • The status of the climate system carbon budget
  • Observed and expected impacts of climate change
  • Transformative technologies, especially in the energy sector 
  • Comparisons with previous economic transformations
  • Energy and human development
  • Proposed policy solutions
  • Legislation before the US Congress
  • Educating the public in a polarized political environment


At the end of each sessions ample time will be provided for audience Q&A. Panelists will be by invitation only.


Those planning to attend this symposium are encouraged to attend relevant talks during the Susan Solomon Symposium, the 33rd Conference on Climate Variability and Change, and the 11th Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy.


For additional information, please contact John Keller (email: and Caroline Normile (email:

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