Toronto Workshop and Public Seminar, November 5th and 6th 

JCCTRP partners will host another inter-jurisdictional workshop in fall 2019 in Toronto as a mid-term review of Phase 2 research activities. 

The workshop will be held in at the offices of the Plug’N Drive Electric Vehicle Discovery Center on Nov 5-6. There is limited space for the workshop; please email the JCCTRP Secretariat if interested in participating. A public seminar will be held at the Helliwell Centre at Osgoode Law School on Nov 6 starting at 1:30pm.


Ontario Professional Planners Institute Conference 2019 – Toronto, October 2019

JCCTRP partners will be participating at the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) Conference, which will be an outstanding opportunity to engage with the practitioner community.




Improving Quebec Stakeholder Engagement in the Transition to Low-Carbon Transport – Montreal, May 2019

This workshop seeks to cultivate better engagement between researchers and other Quebec stakeholders—including the private sector, civil society, and municipalities—who are involved in the transition to low-carbon transport in Quebec, California, and other progressive jurisdictions. It does so by providing an update about the work of the Joint Clean Climate Transport Research Partnership (JCCTRP) and offering an opportunity to explore research partnership opportunities between jurisdictions. The workshop will be held at the offices of IQCarbone in downtown Montreal on Wednesday, May 29. 

International Studies Association 2019 Annual Convention – Toronto, March 2019

Preliminary results of the JCCTRP will be presented in a paper entitled Transnational Climate Policy Learning, Coordination and Convergence: emissions trading and the transport sector in California, Quebec and Ontario for a session of the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention. The paper will be discussed in a session on Regional and Comparative Environmental Politics on Saturday, May 30.

California Workshop of the JCCTRP & CCPM – UC Davis, February 27-28

The JCCTRP will be hosting its second workshop at the UC Davis on February 27-28 in conjunction with the California Climate Policy Modeling (CCPM) forum. The two-day event will involve a series of workshops at UC Davis followed by a public seminar in Sacramento. Click here for full program and registration.

UNFCCC 24th Conference of Parties (COP24) – Katowice, December 2018

The JCCTRP was presented at an official side-event at COP24 entitled Transnational Transportation Policy Collaboration in North America & Europe. The event, which is co-organized by the Georgetown Climate Centre and IQCarbone, brought together state and non-state actors collaborating to reduce transport emissions at the subnational and international scales. 

Global Climate Action Summit – San Francisco, September 2018

In September 2018, the JCCTRP participated in an official affiliate event organized by UC Davis at the Global Climate Action Summit (GACS) in San Francisco. In particular, the JCCTRP was presented at a session entitled Regional Transportation Policy Collaboration which drew on other UC Davis collaborations, including with Pacific Coast Collaborative jurisdictions, the International EV Policy Council and the Global Fuel Economy Initiative.

Initial JCCTPR Workshop – Montreal, November 2017

With the generous support of the US Consulate in Montreal, Institut de l’Énergie Trottier and the Institut québécois du Carbone (IQCarbone), an initial two-day workshop of the JCCTRP was held in Montreal in November 2017. It sought to characterize existing approaches to the economic and political analysis of low-carbon transport and climate change mitigation policy. The JCCTRP workshop included a public seminar—which can be viewed on YouTube—and also led to the publication of three policy briefs on climate and transport policy in Quebec, California and Ontario.