Executive Conference

Climate/Environment/Sustainability Geopolitics/Energy Policy/Economics

Carbon Price: How critical for decarbonization?

Tuesday, March 12

07:30 am - 08:40 am

Global carbon prices are woefully below what would be necessary to substantively impact investment and demand. Events of the past year have highlighted the potential disconnect between policy goals and the voter willingness to pay for the actions that would be required. Yet 2018 also highlighted the reality of severe weather events and include the release of scientific reports predicting the future consequences of rising CO2 emissions. How do we get from here to there? Is carbon price the right mechanism? How should it be implemented? Can there be a global agreement or will we have vastly different national outcomes? This session will discuss the economics and politics of carbon pricing from a government and company view.

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Session Speakers
  • Steven Knell

    IHS Markit

    Director, Energy Wide Perspectives

  • Katie Sullivan

    International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)

    Managing Director

  • Raymond J. Kopp

    Resources for the Future

    Vice President, Energy and Climate Program

  • Sarah Ladislaw

    Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)

    Senior Vice President and Director, Energy & National Security Program

  • Bjørn Otto Sverdrup


    Senior Vice President, Sustainability