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  • Published: Jun 26th, 2009
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Economics Expert to Assess Carbon Offsets at Press Club Newsmaker

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WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/Robert H. Frank, author of The Economic Naturalist and professor of economics and management at Cornell University, will provide a practical economic view on carbon offsets, how they can facilitate cap-and-trade of greenhouse gas emissions and their role in solving climate change at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, in the Zenger Room, 13th floor, National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, DC.


Also at the Newsmaker, Eric Carlson, president of, a Silver Spring-based climate organization, will discuss the role of carbon offsets in reducing emissions and the transition to a low-carbon and clean energy economy.

Carbon offsets, a significant part of proposed climate legislation in Congress, have been utilized by companies, governments, organizations and individuals to balance out emissions in the United States and abroad.

SOURCE National Press Club

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