State of California
Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Austrian-born immigrant, former Mr. Universe bodybuilder and movie star known around the world, gratefully served the people of California as the state’s 38th governor from 2003 to 2010. First elected in California’s ... Read More
California Environmental Protection Agency
Linda Adams, former director of the California Department of Water Resources, was appointed in May 2006 as Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency. Ms. Adams oversees the environmental activities of the Air Resources Board, ... Read More
Gina McCarthy is the Assistant Administrator for the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation. During her tenure, EPA has taken important steps to limit greenhouse gas emissions and to protect public health by reducing air ... Read More
Environmental Defense Fund
Dr. Steve Schwartzman, Director of Tropical Forest Policy at Environmental Defense Fund, works directly with Amazonian indigenous forest peoples, civil society, government officials and international policy makers to protect tropical rainforests. He has been actively ... Read More
California Air Resources Board
Mary D. Nichols, J.D., was reappointed Chairman of the California Air Resources Board by Governor Jerry Brown in January 2011, a post she previously held under Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger from 2007 to 2010 and ... Read More
Thursday April 14, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
This year, all eyes will on be on the Golden State as it continues its environmental leadership through its pioneering policies and initiatives to protect the environment and natural resources, support the creation of green jobs and move towards a clean energy economy.
Thursday April 14, 11:00am - 12:30pm
While cap and trade has received most of the public attention, over 80% of the GHG reductions under AB 32 will come from a variety of “complementary regulations,” such as renewable electricity, energy efficiency, clean car standards and the low carbon fuel standard.
Thursday April 14, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
International forestry is poised to play a tremendous role in the California and WCI markets. This session will analyze the roles international forest offsets and REDD will play in these markets and the status of adopting them.
Great networking opportunity; most sessions were very high quality.