Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee

The Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee (IEMAC) analyzes the environmental and economic performance of the state’s cap-and-trade program and other relevant climate policies, then reports its findings to the California Air Resources Board and the Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change. It was established by Assembly Bill 398 in 2017 and held its first meeting on June 20, 2018. Per statute (Health & Safety Code section 38591.2), it meets at least once a year and is made up of five experts on emissions trading market design as follows: three members are appointed by the Governor, one is appointed by the California State Senate’s Senate Rules Committee and one is appointed by the Speaker of the California State Assembly. The IEMAC also includes a representative of the Legislative Analyst’s Office.

Annual Reports

2021 IEMAC Annual Report

As submitted to the California Air Resources Board and Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change Policies on Feb. 11, 2022.

2020 IEMAC Annual Report

As submitted to the California Air Resources Board and Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change Policies on Jan. 15, 2021.

2018 IEMAC Annual Report

As submitted to the California Air Resources Board and Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change Policies on Oct. 22, 2018.

2019 IEMAC Annual Report

As submitted to the California Air Resources Board and Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change Policies on Jan. 14, 2020.

Meetings

Past Meetings

2020 Meetings

December 10, 2020
Meeting Notice and Agenda          

Meeting Materials

September 16, 2020
Meeting Notice and Agenda          

Meeting Materials

June 26, 2020
Meeting Notice and Agenda

April 29, 2020 
Meeting Notice and Agenda          

Meeting Materials         

Meeting Recording

2019 Meetings

Sept. 20, 2019
Public Notice                            

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Sept. 5, 2019
Amended Public Notice           

Amended Agenda        

Meeting Materials

Original Public Notice              

Original Agenda

June 14, 2019
Public Notice      

Agenda         

Meeting Materials

April 5, 2019
Public Notice          

Agenda           

Meeting Materials    

2018 Meetings

Sept. 21, 2018
Public Notice          

Agenda          

Meeting Materials       

Public Comments

June 20, 2018
Public Notice         

Agenda           

Meeting Materials