The Clean Edge: Understanding the impact of border adjustments on U.S. competitiveness

The adoption of the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism, attention has renewed focus on how a border adjustment might impact U.S. competitiveness.

The Pricing Carbon Initiative is pleased to announce that Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) will join us for a fireside chat on his “Clean Competition Act” and his perspectives on the future of a U.S. carbon border adjustment. A panel discussion will follow our conversation with Sen. Whitehouse. The discussants will address how carbon border adjustment mechanisms implemented by the EU and proposed U.S. approaches could impact U.S. industry and world trade.

Fireside Chat

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
D – Rhode Island
Christina DeConcini — Moderator
Director of Government Affairs | World Resources Institute & Chair of the Pricing Carbon Initiative

Panel Discussion

Greg Bertelsen
CEO | Climate Leadership Council
Shuting Pomerleau
Research Manager | Niskanen Center
Chris Kardish
Senior Manager of Industrial Decarbonization, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Chris Kardish was a Senior Manager of Industrial Decarbonization at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), where he conducted research and advocated for solutions to decarbonize industrial and manufacturing sectors of the economy. He worked to develop climate mitigation policies and help companies decarbonize through the Renewable Thermal…

Alden Meyer — Moderator
Senior Associate | E3G