MEDIA ADVISORY: Navigating the American Carbon World 2016 is taking place May 4-6 in San Diego, California

April 26, 2016


Navigating the American Carbon World 2016, North America’s largest climate policy and carbon market conference, is taking place May 4-6 in San Diego, California

The Climate Action Reserve is pleased to present the 14th annual Navigating the American Carbon World (NACW) conference. As the nation’s longest running and most anticipated conference for discussing climate policy and carbon markets, NACW has a well-established history of providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on these topics. NACW 2016 will take a close look at domestic and international climate policy, carbon markets and green investments. Session topics include U.S. and North American climate policy, the road after Paris, the current status and future growth of California’s historic cap-and-trade program, other established and emerging carbon markets, the status of the Clean Power Plan, and green bonds.

The following leading climate professionals are confirmed to speak at NACW:

  • John Chiang, Treasurer, State of California
  • Glen Murray, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Ontario
  • Janet McCabe, Acting Assistant Administrator, EPA
  • Jason Weller, Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Rodolfo Lacy, Undersecretary for Environmental Policy and Planning, Mexico Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Mary Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board
  • Dirk Forrister, President and CEO, IETA
  • Diane Regas, Executive Director, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Ken Alex, Director, California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research

Event Details
What: Navigating the American Carbon World 2016
When: May 4 – 6, 2016
Where: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Place, San Diego, California, USA, 92101


About the Climate Action Reserve

The Climate Action Reserve is the most experienced, trusted and efficient offset registry to serve the carbon markets. With deep roots in California and a reach across North America, the Reserve encourages actions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and works to ensure environmental benefit, integrity and transparency in market-based solutions to address global climate change. The Reserve program promotes immediate environmental and health benefits to local communities and brings credibility and value to the carbon market. The Climate Action Reserve is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles, California. For more information, please visit

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