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Unpacking the LL97 carbon trading study

NYU has released the highly anticipated carbon trading study required by New York City’s Local Law 97. The study is the first comprehensive modeling assessment of the law’s costs and benefits, as well as the feasibility of a carbon trading program from buildings.

Join Urban Green Council and the NYU study team for a deep dive, including how, with the right design, a carbon trading program can deliver deeper greenhouse gas and air pollution savings spur greater investment in NYC buildings citywide and in environmental justice communities.

For more information on the report and its findings, read the press release here.

Published December 14, 2021


Danielle Spiegel-Feld
Executive Director, Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, and Land Use Law, NYU
Mary Jiang
Senior Analyst, HR&A Advisors
Kasparas Spokas
Associate, The Brattle Group


Chris Halfnight
Director of Policy, Urban Green Council