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Internal Carbon Pricing in Higher Education Toolkit
April 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm EDTFree
Colleges and universities are important leaders in preventing the worst impacts of climate change. Pricing carbon is one instrument schools can use to advance climate solutions. This webinar will review key elements of the Internal Carbon Pricing in Higher Education Toolkit, which provides recommendations, examples, and tools to guide schools through the process of exploring, designing, and implementing a carbon price on campus.
Mick Dalrymple, Director, University Sustainability Practices, Arizona State University
As Director of University Sustainability Practices and Deputy Sustainability Operations Officer at Arizona State University, Mick Dalrymple leads a team to help the 120,000+ member ASU community reach its ambitious sustainability goals. Previously, he created and led project teams to address sustainability challenges and opportunities in Albania, Guatemala, Italy and the U.S. related to circular economy, green schools, energy efficiency, sustainable neighborhoods, algal biofuels, and aquifer sustainability. Dalrymple committed himself to sustainability action in 2001 during a successful career in film and television production and as a produced screenwriter. He teaches a graduate/undergraduate workshop course in Living BuildingsTM.
Casey Pickett, Director of the Carbon Charge, Yale University
Casey R. Pickett is Director of the Carbon Charge. He recently served as Director of Innovation for Connecticut’s Economic Development department, where he designed and developed CTNext, a public-private partnership to build networks, accelerate growth for innovative companies, and attract top talent to Connecticut’s cities. Casey holds an MBA and a Master’s of Environmental Management from Yale. In graduate school he co-founded a startup natural beverage company bottling maple sap to raise the value of healthy forests. Prior to Yale, he was Sustainability Engineer for Turner Construction Company, an organizer for Dean for America, and co-founder of a sustainability think-and-do tank. He earned his B.A. from Oberlin.
Ruby Woodside, Innovative Services Manager, Second Nature
Ruby is the Manager of Innovative Services at Second Nature. She focuses on developing and supporting innovative climate-related pilot programs for schools in the Network. Ruby holds a MBA focusing on sustainability and a MS in Environmental Science and Policy from Clark University. Her masters work focused on developing carbon credits on coffee farms through the voluntary carbon market. Previously Ruby served for three years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Panama, where she worked primarily with coffee producers in rural communities. Ruby has also interned with a hydropower developer, and was a UNH Climate Fellow where she studied the impacts of climate change on New England agriculture. Ruby graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Chemistry. During her time there she studied abroad in Thailand at the Joint Graduate School of Energy and Environment.