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Climate Change: A Guide to Carbon Law and Practice


ISBN13: 9781905783120
Published: July 2008
Publisher: Globe Law and Business
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £121.00



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The development of the carbon markets on the back of laws designed to mitigate climate change has been swift. Billions of euros of emission rights are now being traded around the world under cap and trade markets such as the EU Emissions Trading Scheme and from projects under the Kyoto Protocol. This market looks set to expand significantly over the next few years, with a number of countries, including the United States and Australia, considered likely to introduce market-based climate change mitigation measures. In addition, climate change issues are now impacting on a number of other more traditional practice areas for lawyers, including litigation, transactional work and real estate.

This important new title introduces climate change law and describes how it has evolved. The book describes how carbon projects - particularly those under the Kyoto Protocol - are set up and operated, and how the credits from those projects are brought to the market. It also describes the operation of the carbon markets, with an exploration of how the current markets may be expanded to create a global market in the future. The final part considers how climate change issues are impacting on other areas such as accountancy and taxation, corporate social responsibility, transactions, litigation, competition and real estate.

This book provides an in-depth overview of the current climate change issues facing lawyers and other professionals, including accountants, consultants, bankers and tax advisers. It provides a valuable source of information for those new to this fast-evolving sector through to more experienced climate change professionals.

Subjects:
Environmental Law
Contents:
A. Introduction
History of climate change law and policy Peter D Cameron University of Dundee

B. Carbon projects
Structuring and financing projects Christopher Carr Vinson & Elkins LLP Flavia Rosembuj World Bank
Running a carbon project John McMorris Forest Systems LLC
Selling carbon credits Christopher Norton Lovells LLP

C. Carbon trading
Carbon trading- the view from the floor Seb Walhain Fortis
Nature of an allowance Martijn Wilder Baker & McKenzie
Market contracts Anju Sanehi Hunton & Williams
Creating a global carbon market Anthony Hobley Norton Rose LLP

D. Carbon issues for lawyers
Accountancy and taxation Iain Calton Helen Devenney Sarah Nolleth Deloitte
Corporate social responsibility Angela Delfino Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP Mike Wallace Wallace Partners Paul Q Watchman Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
Corporate transactions John Bowman Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP Simon Read Pinsent Masons
Competition Peter Crowther Lucie Fish Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
Carbon regulation in the United States Steven Ferrey Courtney A Queen Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
Climate change litigation Jose Antonio Cofre Nicholas Rock Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
Real estate: climate change and buildings in cities Tim Baines John Bowman Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
Carbon sequestration Juliette Addison John Bowman Paul Q Watchman Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP

E. Conclusion
James A Thompson Paul Q Watchman Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP