ITIF Presents: Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanisms and Climate-Tech Innovation: A Happy Coupling?

09/21/2021

2:00 PM

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About the Event

Talk of carbon border adjustment mechanisms (CBAMs) is everywhere these days. With the European Union releasing a proposal in July to apply its carbon price to imported products and the United States considering a similar approach, policymakers have renewed their focus on leveling the playing field for domestic energy-intensive manufacturers. But CBAMs pose significant implementation challenges and risks to global trading relationships, international climate agreements, and much needed climate-tech innovation. Please join ITIF and Silverado's Co-Founder and Chair Maureen Hinman for a discussion on the current state of carbon tariffs, their challenges, and potential multilateral alternatives.

Speakers

Maureen Hinman

Co-Founder and Chair, Silverado Policy Accelerator

Sarah Ladislaw

Managing Director, RMI

Sam Lowe

Senior Research Fellow & Co-Founder, Centre for European Reform & UK Trade Forum

Stefan Koester

Senior Policy Analyst, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Ben Garside

Director and Co-Founder Carbon Pulse

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