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Journey to Net-Zero: The Role of Carbon Capture

February 2, 2023, 4:30 pm6:00 pm EST

Net-Zero is not Zero. Public and private decarbonization initiatives incorporate carbon capture, utilization and sequestration (CCUS) into their pathways. The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 provides significant tax benefits to permanent carbon sequestration and net zero pledges by corporations typically rely on some form of CCUS in the future. Yet CCUS technology is still in its infancy, the capital required to move the industry to scale is enormous, and sceptics perceive a lack of transparency and that its use could diminish ambitions to transition away from fossil fuels. Our panel of experts will discuss the status, prospects and challenges of CCUS.



Adam Peltz, Director and Senior Attorney, Energy Transition, EDF

Alan Alexander, Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP

Benjamin Dell, Managing Partner, Kimmeridge

Sasha Stashwick, Director, Industrial Policy, Climate & Clean Energy Program, NRDC



Robert Seber, Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP; Adjunct Professor, NYU School of Law


Networking reception sponsored by Vinson & Elkins LLP to follow. 



This event has been approved for one New York State CLE credit in the category of Areas of Professional Practice. The credit is both transitional and non-transitional; it is appropriate for both experienced and newly admitted attorneys.



NYU School of Law is an accredited provider of CLE in New York State. If you are seeking CLE credit for a different state, we recommend you consult with your state’s CLE Board to ascertain regulations on reciprocity.




This event has been made possible by the generous support of Vinson & Elkins LLP.


February 2, 2023
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm EST
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Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law


NYU School of Law, Vanderbilt Hall, Faculty Library
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012 United States
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