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National Academy of Sciences Recommends Updated Framework for Social Cost of Carbon Calculations

By Stacey VanBelleghem and Benjamin Lawless On January 11, 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) released a report, “Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxider,” recommending an updated framework for how the Federal government calculates the social cost of carbon (SCC) in regulatory rulemakings and other economically … Continue Reading

Carbon Trading: A New Dawn in China

By Paul Davies and R. Andrew Westgate This document is a translation of the recently released Tentative Measures for the Administration of Trading of Carbon Emissions Rights promulgated by the National Reform and Development Commission (“NDRC”) on December 10, 2014.  As discussed in a recent article by Latham & Watkins partner Paul Davies, this development represents the … Continue Reading
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