California’s flagship program to reduce carbon pollution, cap and trade, has been successful at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but it hasn’t reduced dangerous air pollution equally in all communities across the state. Can the cap and trade program become as equitable as it is efficient and be the tool that California needs to reduce emissions while maximizing benefits for low-income communities of color?
Climate and Air Counsel, California Environmental Justice Alliance
Environmental Policy Director, USC Schwarzenegger Institute
Vice President of U.S. Climate, Environmental Defense Fund
Chief Policy Advisor on Energy and Environment, California Senate pro Tempore