Understanding California’s Extended Cap-and-Trade Program

California’s legislature voted in July to extend the state’s cap-and-trade program through 2030 in a bipartisan vote. Cap and trade is a key part of California’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. The new law makes changes to the post-2020 carbon market. This webinar will discuss how the program has changed, how concerns were addressed, and what’s next for compliance.


Aimee Barnes
Senior Advisor, Office of the Governor of California
Katie Sullivan
Managing Director, International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
Janet Peace
, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Janet Peace was the Senior Vice President of Policy and Business Strategy at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) from 2011 to 2020. While at C2ES, Janet managed the center’s Business Environmental Leadership Council (BELC), the largest U.S.-based association of companies devoted to climate-related policy and corporate strategies.…