CHARRETTES BY SECTOR

During the Spring of 2017, Rod Richardson, founder of the Clean Tax Cuts Working Group, traveled the country discussing the Clean Tax Cuts concept as follows:

April 21-23, 2017 – Earth Day Texas 2017
Fair Park, Dallas, Texas

The CTCWG presented findings from each of the sector-specific charrettes to a wide audience. The sector reports are consolidated in the Media section, and research continues on all fronts. To learn more about Earth Day Texas, please contact the organization directly:
Earth Day Texas

April 14, 2017 – Transportation Panel on Capitol Hill
R Street Institute, Washington, DC

In this gathering on Capitol Hill, Ian Adams of R Street and his panel of experts discuss the problems using current fuel economy standards, and on how clean tax cuts might drive innovation toward cleaner transportation alternatives.  Transportation, which already has many globally accepted standards with which to measure carbon reductions, may see the first real world application of Clean Tax Cuts.
(Article: Revise CAFE (2 pgs.) | Article: CAFE / CTC (8 pgs.)

April 9-10, 2017 – Oil and Gas Charrette
One Step In Foundation, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

The One Step In Foundation (1Si) in conjunction with The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) have organized a Clean Tax Cut (CTC). The meeting will be hosted by the Getches – Wilkinson Center at the University of Colorado School of Law.
(Email Team)

April 4, 2017 – Clean Tech Charrette
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Bill Brandt at ASU shines a light on new technologies, and how they might benefit from the application of Clean Tax Cuts.
(Email Team)

April 3, 2017 – Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use Charrette
The Nature Conservancy, Washington, DC

Carbon sequestration, forestry and open space conservation and management will be on the agenda, shepherded by The Nature Conservancy.
(Agenda | Pre-Discussion Paper | Summary | Full Report)

March 27, 2017 – Power Sector Charrette
American Renewable Energy Institute, Aspen, CO

This small group of non-partisan experts in government, finance, technology, efficiency and the environment  will explore the potential power of Clean Tax Cuts on the Wind and Solar industries, and identify opportunities and barriers to its implementation.
(Agenda | Pre-Discussion Paper | Summary | Email Team)

March 23, 2017 – Commercial Real Estate Charrette
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Washington, DC

Steve Nadel, Executive Director of ACEEE, leads this charrette which focuses on buildings and explores how greater energy efficiency can reward investors, owners and perhaps even tenants with lower tax rates.
(Agenda | Pre-Discussion Paper | Summary | Full Report | Email Team)

March 6, 2017 – Green Bonds Charrette
Columbia University, New York City

Professor Travis Bradford has taken an important leadership role in organizing this charrette and kicking off this unique public policy process.
(Agenda | Pre-Discussion Paper | Summary | Full Report | Email Team )