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Debating Carbon Strategies At the Bar

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2007

Hear experts tackle the open question whether the most versatile legislative tool for slashing carbon emissions is a cap and trade system or a carbon tax. Don't miss the chance to join in the great debate and draw your own conclusions.

Sponsors: New York City Bar Association Environmental Law and Energy Committees, New York City Bar Association International Environmental Law Committee, New York State Bar Association Environmental Law Section, the Environmental Law Institute and the Sallan Foundation

Speakers: Jon A. Anda, President, Environmental Markets Network-Environmental Defense and Billy Pizer, Senior Fellow-Resources for the Future will present the cap and trade position. Daniel Rosenblum, Co-Founder-Carbon Tax Center and James P. Barrett, Executive Director-Redefining Progress will represent the carbon tax side.

Moderator: Edna Sussman, Chair, Energy Law Committee-NYC Bar Association. Ms. Sussam will also provide background on climate change legislation before Congress.

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Registration and breakfast 9:00 am - 9:30 am

Location: NYC Bar Association 42 West 44th Street, Great Hall

RSVP: Event is free and open to the general public, but you must make a reservation by November 7. Contact Claire Hernandez, hernandez@clm.com or (212) 238-8671

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