Energy

Ownership of Environmental Attributes in the Energy World

Since commercial drilling for oil and gas began in the United States in the nineteenth century, the idea that the first party to capture oil and gas owns them has played a role in determining who initially owns these resources. This article, which appears in the American Bar Association’s July/August 2022 issue of Trends, describes …

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Private Equity and Energy Transition

The decarbonization goals set by national governments and international alliances require massive capital, much of it to come from private funds.  Private capital, however, does not get invested to achieve policy goals, it gets invested to earn returns.  Our panel of experts will discuss the role and opportunities for private equity in the energy transition, …

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Small Group Discussion: Propertizing Environmental Attributes

This event will bring together a small group of experts from academic, industry, and government to discuss Katrina Wyman & Adalene Minelli’s forthcoming article, Propertizing Environmental Attributes.  Check back to this event page for future updates and event-related materials. By invitation only.

Getting to Net Zero? Evaluating Pathways Towards New York State’s Climate Goals

In July of 2019, New York State enacted the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.  The State’s goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% within 10 years and 85% within 30 years, with the ultimate goal of net zero emissions.  These milestones will require a fundamental transformation not only of the energy, transportation …

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