Fwd: Fwd: You're Invited to "The Carbon Tax Return" March 27
From: Scott Jackson (sjackzen46gmail.com)
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:09:46 -0700 (PDT)
Here's information about a Climate Access livestream on the carbon tax that
may interest some folks.

Scott Jackson
sjackzen46 [at] gmail.com


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Scott Jackson <sjackzen46 [at] gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 4:09 PM
Subject: Re: Fwd: You're Invited to "The Carbon Tax Return" March 27
To: Chuck Prentice <chuckprentice [at] yahoo.com>


I am tabling with Tom McSteen, but your presence would be most welcome. I
was hoping Andy might go because I suspect the crowd will skew toward the
younger end, but I haven't heard from him.

Scott Jackson
sjackzen46 [at] gmail.com


On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 4:05 PM, Chuck Prentice <chuckprentice [at] 
yahoo.com>wrote:

> Hi Scott -
>
> Thanks!  I am a member of CA, and I passed word of this CA session along
> to some other CCL people.
>
> Are you going to handle "tabling" tomorrow at Sip of Science?  I'm not
> sure whether I can go, and I haven't talked with any other MN350 person
> about going there.
>
>   ------------------------------
>  *From:* Scott Jackson <sjackzen46 [at] gmail.com>
> *To:* Chuck Prentice <chuckprentice [at] yahoo.com>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 11, 2014 2:51 PM
> *Subject:* Fwd: You're Invited to "The Carbon Tax Return" March 27
>
> Yo Chuck!
>
> If you aren't already a member of Climate Access and got notice of this,
> you and others from CCL might find this inspiring. Because it's on the last
> Thursday before MN350's April 3 rally and hearing, I recently read that the
> Tar Sands Team will be meeting that evening, but once you become a member
> of Climate Access you can stream prior livecasts and webinars by signing in.
>
> Scott Jackson
> sjackzen46 [at] gmail.com
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Climate Access* <info [at] climateaccess.org>
> Date: Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 11:29 AM
> Subject: You're Invited to "The Carbon Tax Return" March 27
> To: Scott <sjackzen46 [at] gmail.com>
>
>
>          Join us March 27 in Vancouver (or via livestream).    View this
> email in your 
> browser<http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=4c02cf32dd599593b902c3193&id=8a231c47bf&e=7ccfd58a53>
> Scott,
>
> Climate Access would like to invite you to this exciting live panel event
> in Vancouver, Canada on Thursday March 27 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre
> Salons.
>
> *"The Carbon Tax Return - Lessons Learned From British Columbia's First
> Five Years of Taxing Emissions"*
>
> *Brought to you by Climate Access and Climate Desk Live in partnership
> with Bloomberg BNA*
>
> Five years ago, the Canadian province of British Columbia joined a small
> group of states and nations (still fewer than 20 overall) that have passed
> a carbon tax--setting a price on carbon and unleashing the power of the
> marketplace to reduce emissions. Today, the tax brings in $1 billion a year
> in revenue that is returned to British Columbia taxpayers and has realized
> more than 5% in emissions reductions while GDP in BC increased above the
> Canadian average.
>
> To delve into these questions, Climate Desk, Climate Access, and Bloomberg
> BNA are partnering to present "The Carbon Tax Return: Lessons Learned From
> British Columbia's First Five Years of Taxing Emissions." This
> distinguished panel, preceded by a cocktail reception, will take place on 
> *Thursday
> March 27 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Salons, with doors opening at
> 5:30p.m. PDT. *Limited seating is available, so reserve your seats in
> advance 
> here<http://climateaccess.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=4c02cf32dd599593b902c3193&id=ae961faee5&e=7ccfd58a53>.
> *The event will also be livestreamed for those not in Vancouver.*
>
> *SPEAKERS:*
>
> *Spencer Chandra Herbert, Official Opposition Environment Critic and
> Member of the BC Legislative Assembly*
> Spencer Chandra Herbert was re-elected MLA for Vancouver West-End in
> 2013. He is the Official Opposition Environment Critic and previously
> served as critic for Tourism, Arts and Culture and the B.C. Lottery
> Corporation and Gaming Policy. Spencer served as an elected Vancouver Park
> Board Commissioner from 2005-2008, where he worked to improve environmental
> sustainability in Vancouver's Parks, and accessibility to programs for
> youth, and low-income people.
>
> *Merran Smith, Director, Clean Energy Canada*
> Merran Smith is the director of Clean Energy Canada at Tides Canada. She
> leads a team working to diversify Canada's energy systems, cut carbon
> pollution, and reduce the nation's fossil-fuel dependence, and she writes
> and speaks extensively on the opportunities for Canada in the global
> low-carbon economy.
>
>
>
>
> *Ross Beaty, Chairman Alterra Power Corp*
> Ross J. Beaty is a geologist and resource company entrepreneur with over
> 40 years of experience in the international minerals and renewable energy
> industries.
> In early 2008, Mr. Beaty founded Magma Energy Corp. to focus on
> international geothermal energy development. In 2011, Magma and Plutonic
> Power merged to create Alterra Power Corp. Mr. Beaty also founded and
> currently serves as Chairman of Pan American Silver Corp., one of the
> world's leading silver producers.
>
> *Jeremy Hainsworth*
> Jeremy Hainsworth is a contributor internationally to Bloomberg BNA (BBNA)
> and The Associated Press. Jeremy has worked with BBNA for over 3 years on
> legal, regulatory and policy issues in western Canada for BBNA's
> wide-ranging stable of international publications.
>
>
>
> *MODERATED BY:*
>
> *Chris Mooney*
> Chris Mooney is an award-winning science and political journalist and the
> host of Climate Desk Live. He is the author of four books and the co-host
> of *Inquiring Minds*, a weekly podcast exploring where politics, society,
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>
>
>
>
> *HOSTED BY:*
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> role in addressing climate disruption by increasing support for policy and
> involvement in shifting energy and sustainability behaviors. Climate Access
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