Update on North American Carbon Trading Initiatives

Time: March 24, Wednesday 15:30 - 17:00

Province of BC

Sponsored by the Province of British Columbia

Regionally, Canada and the US continue to develop carbon trading regimes.  How might cross-border trading of allowances and offsets work? How will the various schemes operate in an integrated North American economy and what are the implications and opportunities for businesses operating in North America?

Velma McColl, Principal, Earnscliffe Strategy Group, Ottawa, ON, Canada (Moderator)
Janet Peace, Vice President, Markets and Business Strategy, Pew Center on Global Climate Change, Arlington, VA, USA
Tim Lesiuk, Executive Director & Chief Negotiator, Business Development, Climate Action Secretariat; Chair, Western Climate Initiatives Offsets Subcommittee, Victoria, BC, Canada
Henry Derwent, President & CEO, International Emissions Trading Association, Geneva, Switzerland
Michael A. Mehling, President, Ecologic Institute, Washington, DC, USA; Berlin, Germany
Oliver Bussler, Senior Manager, Environmental and Emissions Portfolio, Capital Power Corporation, Edmonton, AB, Canada