Alberta

Sharon Mascher

Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Calgary

Sharon Mascher is a Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary and an Honorary Fellow at the University of Western Australia. For the last decade Sharon’s teaching and research has focused on international and domestic climate change law particularly as it relates to corporate liability, carbon pricing and carbon disclosure. Her recent publications include: “From Smokes to Smokestacks: Lessons from Tobacco for the Future of Climate Change Liability” (2017) 30 Georgetown Environmental Law Review 1 (with Martin Olszynski and Meinhard Doelle); “Striving for Equivalency across the Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Québec Carbon Pricing Systems: the Pan-Canadian Carbon Pricing Benchmark” (2018) 18-8 Climate Policy 1012; and “Experience with Carbon Taxes and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Systems” (2018) 29 Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum 109-182 (with Erik Haites, Duan Maosheng, Kelly Sims Gallagher, Kenneth Richards & Masayo Wakabayashi).

Sharon is also the recipient of the 2017 Stikeman Elliott Fellowship for a project on carbon disclosure.

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