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Platts 2nd Annual Carbon Trading Conference: Preparing for a National Cap-and-Trade System

Click here for the official conference website and registration form. (Houston, TX)

Platts 2nd Annual Carbon Trading conference focuses on the realities of the new and emerging cap-and-trade programs in the US, and what they mean for business decisions.
- Hear case studies of carbon trading including electric power, oil and gas, manufacturing, and transportation
- Learn how companies are planning to participate in carbon markets and their strategies for emissions reductions
- Understand the opportunities and risks from the developing legislative / regulatory approach in Washington DC

Moderator:
Alan Yudkowsky, Partner
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Speaker:
E. Gail Suchman, Special Counsel
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Topic:
Corporate Strategies for Reducing Emissions and Participating in Carbon Markets
- Strategic decisions on climate change
- Accounting for emissions and the cost of compliance
- Calculating the cost and liability of emissions in acquisitions and divestiture
- Forecasting the cost of carbon for resource planning
- Investment choices for emissions reduction
- Importance of credit for early actions (pre-regulation)
- Multiple strategies for fuel substitution and greater efficiency
- Investing in Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) and carbon offsets