Cannabis Business Summit & Expo

Dec 17, 2021
Moscone Center
747 Howard St.
San Francisco, California , 94103
United States

Join us for our panel titled Carbon and Cannabis: The Impact of the Industry and Solutions to Mitigating Our Impact, happening Friday, December 17, 2021, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (PST), as part of the Cannabis Business Summit & Expo. 

This panel will consist of Hailey Summers, author of the recent carbon and cannabis study published in Nature. It will also include Jake Mitchell of Resource Innovations, who is a former climate change consultant now working in the cannabis space, and Damien Markiewicz of Resource Innovations, who develops energy efficiency programs with electric utilities for the cannabis industry.

These three panelists will discuss the most recent findings in regards to carbon output of the industry, the best solutions for reducing the impact on climate change, and how cultivators can take advantage of local programs to fund less carbon intensive practices

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the Carbon Output of the Cannabis Industry
  • Learn how to calculate your carbon
  • Learn how to mitigate and reduce your carbon output
  • How to take advantage of local rebates and incentives to fund your carbon reduction projects


  • Jake Mitchell, Resource Innovations
  • Damien Markiewicz, Resource Innovations
  • Hailey Summers, Colorado State University