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Can Carbon Credits Be Credible?

Thursday, Mar 11, 2010

The terms of the domestic and international debate over how to address climate change are shape-shifting while carbon offset credits endure as a tool of climate-change policy. Can carbon offsets achieve cost-effective reductions in greenhouse gases? Are methods proposed for measuring and verifying offsets up to the task-at-hand? Don't miss Carbon Offset Credits: Making Them Credible in Climate-Change Policy

Sponsor: Green Science & Environmental Policy Discussion Group and the Environmental Sciences Section of the New York Academy of Sciences

Speakers: Sasha Lyutse, Natural Resources Defense Council - "The Role of Offsets in a US Cap-and-Trade System: Framing the Political Debate" and Alexia Kelly, World Resources Institute
Moderator: Nancy Anderson, Executive Director, The Sallan Foundation

Date: Thursday March 11, 2010, 6-8 pm

Location: New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor

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