Support to Western Climate Initiative - Offset Policy

Staff: Lazarus, M. ; Erickson, P. ; Lee, C.M.
Date: 2006-ongoing
Client/Funder: Western Climate Initiative, U.S. member states

Research Area(s): Emissions Trading & Offsets ; Climate Mitigation Policy

Description: The Western Climate Initiative is a regional collaboration between seven U.S. states and four Canadian provinces. SEI has advised and supported the Initiative in the development of program design, including offset, cap setting, allowance distribution, and competitiveness issues. SEI staff serve as advisors supporting the work of the offset committee.