SEEC Webinar 2 — AB 32: Understanding the Key Players

AB 32: Understanding the Key Players

The Local Government Commission (LGC), through the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative (SEEC), hosted this webinar to focus on clearing up confusion on the roles that the California Air Resources Board (ARB), The Climate Registry (TCR) and ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability play in AB 32 implementation and climate planning in California. Specifically we discussed: template climate action plans, local government protocols, the status of community wide protocols and cap and trade.

This is the second in a series of 15 webinars focused on helping local governments increase energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


2:00 pm Overview

Kate Meis, Local Government Commission
2:10 pm The Climate Registry- Role and Resources

Nancy Whalen, Director, North American Energy Efficiency Program of The Registry

(Presentation, PDF)

2:30 pm Local Governments Role in AB 32

James Goldstene, Executive Officer of the California Air Resources Board

(Presentation, PDF)

2:50 pm California Air Resources Board- Role and Resources

Tabetha Willmon, Office of Climate Change, California Air Resources Board

(Presentation, PDF)

3:10 pm ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability– Role and Resources

Michael Schmitz, Esq., California Director of ICLEI

(Presentation, PDF)

Jennifer Ewing-Thiel, Director, Tools & Technical Innovation, ICLEI

3:30 pm Questions
3:50 pm Wrap Up

Kate Meis, Local Government Commission

4:00 pm Adjourn

A recording of the webinar is available. (113 min.)

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