Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

Lecture: California Climate Policy for Vehicles, Fuels, and VMT

Date and Time
Monday, November 7, 2011 - 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


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His lecture will focus on how California is adopting a mix of policies, regulations, and incentives that together provide a coherent and durable framework for transforming vehicles, fuels, and mobility. These actions include aggressive greenhouse gas performance standards for vehicles with special provisions for plug-in PEVs, ZEV mandate, a low carbon fuel standard, and various monetary and non-monetary incentives. Sperling, as an academic and member of the California Air Resources Board, will describe and assess this policy model.

The session will feature a 60 minute talk followed by 30 minutes for question and answer. Refreshments will be provided. 

This event is co-sponsored by the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Center on Global Change and the Nicholas School of the Environment.