WATCH THE 9/13/18 FORUM


Panel 1: Carbon Taxes 101 – How a Tax Would Work & What to do with the Revenues

  • Helen Mountford, Director of Economics, World Resources Institute

  • Steve Hams, Director of Engagement, Business Climate Leaders

  • Greg Bertelsen, Senior Vice President, Climate Leadership Council

  • Alex Flint, Executive Director, the Alliance for Market Solutions

  • Richard Eidlin, Future 500 - Moderator


Panel 2: The Business Case for Pricing Carbon

  • David Brown, Senior Vice President, Exelon

  • Mary Ellen Mika, Director, Global Compliance and Sustainability, Steelcase

  • Christina Nicholson, Director, Environmental Impact at Gap, Inc.

  • Nick Schulz, Director of Stakeholder Relations, Public and Government Affairs, ExxonMobil

  • Chris Benjamin, Director, Corporate Sustainability, PG&E

  • Erik Wohlgemuth, COO, Future 500 - Moderator


Panel 3: The National Political Landscape

  • Mark Reynolds, Executive Director, Citizens' Climate Lobby

  • George Frampton, Co-Founder, Partnership for Responsible Growth

  • Josiah Neeley, Energy Policy Director, R Street Institute

  • U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (participating via video)

  • U.S. Congressman Carlos Curbelo (participating via video)

  • Christina DeConcini, Esq., Director of Government Affairs, World Resources Institute - Moderator


Panel 4: Action at the State Level

  • Marc Breslow, Policy & Research Director, Climate XChange

  • Camila Thorndike, Director, Co-Founder of Our Climate & D.C. Policy Director for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network

  • Michelle Romero, Deputy Director, Green For All

  • Mike Barrett, State Senator, Massachusetts

  • Mo McBroom, Director of Government Relations, Nature Conservancy and Advocate for WA State I-1631 Ballot Initiative

  • Richard Eidlin, Future 500 - Moderator


Panel 5: Mobilizing to Support a Price on Carbon

  • David Levine, President, American Sustainable Business Council

  • Harold Hedelman, Founder & Director of Engagement, Business Climate Leaders

  • Kiera O'Brien, Vice President, Students for Carbon Dividends

  • Michael Green, Executive Director, Climate XChange - Moderator