Tom Mounteer speaking at New York University on "Federal Climate Legislation"
NYU's Environmental Law Society and the Guarini Center for Environmental and Land Use Law present a lecture by Tom Mounteer, Partner in the Paul Hastings real estate department.
Subject:Enacting Comprehensive Federal Climate Change Legislation in the Age of Environmental Eclecticism, or Well Try Anything That Congress Can Pass
Date and Time:Tuesday, November 10, 200912:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: 316 Furman Hall on NYU campus
Tom is the author of the Environmental Law Institute's "Climate Change Deskbook," and the winner of the May 2009 Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award at the George Washington University Law School. Tom's presentation will cover:
recent scientific studies and analyses of the economic impact of capping greenhouse gas emissions
the political compromises that will go into enacting legislation, using the allocation of allowances and agricultural offsets as case studies
carbon-related marketing claims and securities disclosure issues
look at the likelihood of passage of the Senates comprehensive legislation before year end
For more information and to register, please contact Peter Miljanich of NYU School of Law at