Understanding the Ecology, Economics,
and Ethics of Climate Change
A Seminar for Federal Judges
Supported by the John M. Olin Foundation
July 9-14, 2002, Gallatin Gateway Inn, Gallatin Gateway, MT

 

DISCUSSION LEADERS
John A. Baden, Ph.D.
Chairman
FREE
945 Technology Blvd., Suite #101F
Bozeman, MT 59718

Mr. Pete Geddes
Program Director
FREE/Gallatin Writers
945 Technology Blvd.
Suite 101F
Bozeman, MT 59715

Professor George L. Priest
Professor of Law and Economics
Yale Law School
127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06520

SPEAKERS
Mr. Douglas S. Grandstaff
Corporate Litigation Attorney
Caterpillar Inc.
100 N.E. Adams Street
Peoria, IL 61629-7310

Professor Lakshman D. Guruswamy, Ph.D.
Professor of Law
University of Colorado at Boulder
College of Law
401 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-040

Dr. C. Michael Harbordt
Vice President
Temple-Inland Forest Products Corporation
Environmental Affairs
303 South Temple Drive
P.O. Drawer N
Diboll, TX 75941

Dr. Howard Klee
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
4 Chemin de Conches
CH-1231
Conches - Geneva, Switzerland

Professor Robert O. Mendelsohn
Edwin W. Davis Professor of Forest Policy
Yale School of Forestry and
Environmental Studies
Sage Hall
205 Propect Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Dr. Michael E. Schlesinger
Professor
University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, MC223
105 S. Gregory Street
Urbana, IL 61801

Dr. R. Neal Wilkins*
Texas A&M University
Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
111 Nagle Hall
College Station, TX 77843-2258

Professor Todd J. Zywicki
George Mason University
School of Law
3301 North Fairfax Dr.
Arlington, VA 22201-4498




Agenda

Tuesday, July 9, 2002
2:00-5:00 pm
Registration & Refreshments

5:30-6:30 pm Orientation
Baggage Room
John A. Baden, FREE

6:30 pm Cocktails
Baggage Room

7:00 pm Dinner
Dinning Room


Wednesday, July 10, 2002
7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Colonnade

8:30-10:00 am
Session I
Anthropogenic Climate Change: An Introduction and Overview
Michael E. Schlesinger
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

10:00-10:30 am Break

10:30-12:00 Noon
Session II
The Costs and Benefits of Controlling Air pollution: Integrating Science and Values
Robert Mendelsohn, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

12:00-1:00 pm Lunch

1:00-2:30 pm
Session III
An Overview of Climate Change Issues from a Business Perspective
Dr. Howard Klee, World Business Council for Sustainable Development


Wednesday, July 10-Continued

2:30-3:00 pm
Break

3:00-4:30 pm
Session IV
Environmental Rent-Seeking: Theory and Practice
Todd J. Zywicki, George Mason University

4:30-6:00 pm
Free Time

6:15 pm
Meet in Front of Inn

6:30 pm
Cocktails-Enterprise Ranch

7:30 pm
Dinner-Hay Ride


Thursday, July 11, 2002
7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Colonnade

8:30-10:00 am
Session V
The Impacts of Climate Change: Measuring the Magnitude of Changes
Robert Mendelsohn, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 Noon
Session VI
Once Were Great Grasslands: Trends Influencing Native Grassland Ecosystems of the US.
R. Neal Wilkins, Texas A&M University

12:00-6:30 pm
Free Time(Sack Lunches Provided)

7:00 pm
Cocktails-Baggage Room

7:30 pm
Dinner-Dining Room

Friday, July 12, 2002
7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Colonnade

8:30-10:00 am
Session VII
Anthropogenic Climate Change: Designing Robust Adaptive Response Strategies
Michael E. Schlesinger
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 Noon
Session VIII
Rent-Seeking and Climate Change
Todd J. Zywicki, George Mason University

12:00-1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00-2:30 pm
Session IX
A Requiem for Kyoto?
Lakshman D. Guruswamy, University of Colorado College of Law

2:30-3:00 pm
Break

3:00-4:30 pm
Session X
The Role of Forestry in Climate Change and Carbon Credits
C. Michael Harbordt, Temple-Inland Forest Products Corporation

4:30-6:30 pm
Free Time

7:00 pm
Cocktails-Baggage Room

7:30 pm
Dinner-Dining Room


Saturday, July 13, 2002
7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Colonnade

8:30-10:00 am
Session XI
The Environmental and Economic Impact of Regulation by Litigation
Douglas S. Grandstaff, Caterpillar Inc.

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 Noon
Session XII
Climate Change: The Way Forward, Lakshman D. Guruswamy
University of Colorado College of Law

12:00-6:00 pm
Free Time(Sack Lunches)

6:30-7:30 pm
Cocktails
Session XIII
General Discussion, John Baden

7:30 pm
Dinner-Dining Room


Sunday, July 14, 2002
7:00-8:30 am
Breakfast - Colonnade

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