Conference, Uncategorized


Download the speaker presentations :

Climate and Transport Policy in Quebec – Normand Mousseau

Climate and Transport Policy in Ontario – Cara Clairman

Climate Policy in California – Chris Busch

Transport Policy in California – Julie Witcover

Climate and Transport Policy in Vermont – Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur

See the full event on YouTube.


On Thursday, November 2nd, the Institut de l’énergie Trottier will host a public seminar on transportation and climate policy, in collaboration with the Consulate of the United States in Montreal, the Department of Political Science of the Université de Montréal and the Institut Québécois du carbone.

Organized as part of the JCCTRP workshop, the seminar will take place at the Lassonde Pavilion of Polytechnique Montréal from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm in Room M-1410 .

Experts from Quebec, California, Ontario and Vermont will present their respective jurisdictions’ transportation and climate efforts, including transportation policies, regulations, and cap-and-trade systems which link three of these jurisdictions.

The public seminar will be presented in English.
It will be followed by a cocktail from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

Hurry! Places are limited.
It is also possible to view the seminar live on the Youtube page of the Institut de l’énergie Trottier.

Climate and transport policy in Quebec
Normand Mousseau, Academic Director at the Institut de l’énergie Trottier

Climate and Transport Policy in Ontario
Cara Clairman, President and CEO at Plug‘n Drive (Ontario)

Climate Policy in California
Chris Busch (Ph. D.), Research Director at Energy Innovation, where he leads research on sustainability and California climate policy programs.

Transport Policy in California
Julie Witcover, Assistant Project Scientist at the Institute of Transportation Studies and at the Policy Institute for Energy, Environment, and the Economy of the University of California-Davis (UCDavis)

Climate and Transport Policy in Vermont
Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur, Director of Transportation efficiency at Vermont Energy Investment Corporation

Mark Purdon (Ph. D.), Visiting researcher at the Political science department of the Université de Montréal et Executive director at the Institut québécois du carbone.

Chair: Louis Beaumier, Institut de l’énergie Trottier


The Joint Clean Climate Transport Research Partnership (JCCTRP) brings together economists, policy experts, political scientists and practitioners from across Quebec, California, Ontario and Vermont working on climate and transport policies and collaborating on research methods. The objective of the JCCTRP is to create a research cluster on those topics.


What : Public seminar on transportation and climate policy in Quebec, in California and in Ontario
When : Thursday, November 2nd, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where : Room M-1410, Lassonde Pavilion, Polytechnique Montréal
Price : Free