EII’s Dan Nepstad speaks at Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies event on Cap-and-Trade Laws/Forests and Indigenous Rights

On September 13, 2016, EII’s Dan Nepstad, was honored to speak at a panel event on Cap-and-Trade Laws / Forests and Indigenous Rights at Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

The event, part of the Diverse Voices Lecture Series on Diversity in the Environmental Field, was moderated by Michael Mendez, Pinchot Fellow at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and included Mari Rose Taruc (Co-Chair, Environmental Justice Advisory Committee, California Air Resources Board),Michael Shaw (Vice President, Governmental Relations, California Manufacturers & Technology Association), and Dean Florez,(Board Director, California Air Resources Board & Former State Senator) as well as Nepstad.

Nepstad welcomed the opportunity to talk about the potential benefits an international sector based offsets market could bring to both California and the tropical states with which it would develop linkages.

Watch the video here