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Congressman Curbelo and Carbon Tax Policy

Past Event

July 23, 2018

9:00 am - 10:15 am

LOCATION: National Press Club – Hallman Lounge 529 14th St NW Washington, DC 20045 On behalf of Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy and the Niskanen Center, please join us for an event with Congressman Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) to discuss the Market Choice Act, legislation he will introduce that day. After a 1-1 conversation between Congressman Curbelo and Jason Bordoff, Founding Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy, we will move to a panel conversation on the energy, economic and emissions effects of the Congressman’s proposal and carbon pricing more broadly. Our distinguished panelists will include: • Noah Kaufman, Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy • Nat Keohane, Senior Vice President, Environmental Defense Fund • Lynne Scarlet, Co Chief External Affairs Officer, The Nature Conservancy • Jessica Hogle, Senior Director, Federal Affairs, PG&E Corporation • Moderator: Joseph Majkut, Director of Climate Policy, Niskanen Center Registration is required for in person participation. Guests unable to attend can view a livestream of the event at This event is open to press. Please direct all media inquiries to Stephanie Hanson Damassa ([email protected]). For more information contact: [email protected]