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Global Solar Council Webinar - March 18
Carbon pricing as a win-win solution for a green recovery

As the global economy starts to rebound from the trauma of the pandemic, governments are faced with twin challenges:
● There is a need to turn promises of a green recovery into an effective set of policy instruments that provide financing and support for an unprecedented wave of clean energy investment;
● Public finances have been severely stretched by emergency measures during the pandemic, limiting options to raise new funds.

This GSC webinar in association with Worldwide Carbon Price will explain why this is the perfect time to expand carbon pricing in the world, while examining how it could work and explore the benefits to fiscal regimes, trade, investment and climate policy.

DRAFT AGENDA

14:00 Introduction and moderation
● Gianni Chianetta - CEO of GSC and President of WCP
14:05 Presentation of WCP
● Attilio Piattelli - Vice President & Secretary General of WCP
14:15 Carbon pricing for economic development (proposed topic)
● Paul Ekins - Professor of Resources and Environment Policy, Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources, Faculty of the Built Environment, University College London
14:30 Carbon pricing as a means to relieve tax systems (proposed topic)
● Jonas Teusch - Tax and Environment Unit, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD
14:45 Perspectives of ETS, CBAM, energy taxation in the European Union (proposed topic)
● Mauro Petriccione - Director General for Climate Action, European Commission *
15:00 Environmental transition in the US Tax System (proposed topic)
● Zach Z. Butterworth, EOP/WHO *
15:15 Roundtable (moderated by Michele Governatori - Coordinator Scientific Committee of WCP)
● All above speakers
● Stephan Singer - Senior Climate Science and Global Energy Policy Advisor, Climate Action Network
● Expert on Asia
15:55 Wrap up
16:00 End of Event

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Mar 18, 2021 02:00 PM in Brussels

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