Ned Helme, CEPP Senior Advisor led a panel focused on how to build political sustainability for carbon pricing and carbon trading. The panel was part of CARB's Carbon Pricing Delivering Climate Ambition, an affiliate event of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS). September 11th, 2018.
Dan Kammen's Op-Ed, Green is Gold for California, US, appeared in the Friday August 17th, 2018 San Francisco Chronicle. Kammen summarizes the green energy economic opportunities that California and US should not miss. He advocates for the passage of the “100 Percent Clean Energy Act” (Senate Bill 100), which would establish a bold goal of 100 percent clean, zero-carbon electricity by 2045.
CEPP Senior Advisor, Ned Helme served as Moderator for the 10 Year International Climate Initiative (IKI) Conference in Bonn on May 5, 2018. This event marks the tenth anniversary of the German government program to assist developing countries in policy development and implementation in ten topic areas affecting climate policy. It has targeted several billion dollars in German aid, with a substantial portion awarded competitively to developing countries through the NAMA Facility (NF). The NF finances new climate-protective policy initiatives.
This conference will highlight policy successes and point the way to the next decade of action to support the Paris Climate Accord, reduce GHG emissions, support sustainable development, and shift the international development paradigm. The NAMA Facility was the forerunner to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), which provides a potentially much larger funding source ($10 billion initial capitalization) for larger projects in developing countries.
CEPP Executive Director, David Wooley was featured in the Cal Alumni Association's California Magazine in February 2018. Read the article: A Train Going Nowhere: How Can We Get U.S. Infrastructure On Track?
Chancellor's Associate Professor of Public Policy, Solomon Hsiang's Op-Ed, Don’t Let Puerto Rico Fall Into an Economic Abyss, co-authored with Trevor Hauser, a partner at the Rhodium Group appeared in the Friday September 29th, 2017 New York Times.