“Pricing Carbon” Forum Video Available

Watch the forum that was held on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Babson College.

Click here for the youtube video from the Wellesley Channel or watch it below.

LWV Wellesley, with co-sponsors LWVMA, Citizens Climate Lobby and LWV Needham, presented a program, “Pricing Carbon,” that focused on the emerging national dialogue about a revenue-neutral carbon tax. Could such a tax accelerate the transition of the US to a clean energy economy and help in the fight against climate change?

Steve Curwood, host of NPR’s “Living on Earth” was the moderator for the event. The speakers included Dr. Theda Skocpol, Professor of Government and Sociology, Harvard; Dr. Joseph Aldy, Asst. Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Dr. John Reilly, Senior Lecturer and Co-Director of the Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, Center for Environmental Policy Research, MIT Sloan School of Management; Dr. Fritz Fleischmann, Professor of English, Babson College; and Dr. Gary Rucinski, New England Coordinator, Citizens Climate Lobby.

For an event flyer, click here.

Get a jump on the discussion. Read the report on Modeling the Economic, Demographic, and Climate Impact of A Carbon Tax in Massachusetts, a report prepared by Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI) for the Committee for a Green Economy. To view the report click here.