Richard Stewart is Emily Kempin Professor of Law at New York University School of Law. Renowned as a leading and prolific scholar on environmental law, his career includes teaching at Harvard Law School, serving as U.S. Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the Department of Justice, and as Chairman of the Environmental Defense Fund. In collaboration with NYU Professors Richard Revesz and Philippe Sands, he is developing an Environmental Law Center at NYU to focus on government and the environment. Among his current projects are assisting the United Nations' efforts to combat global warming by developing an international market for CO2 emissions reductions credits and advising China's National People's Congress on its revisions of environmental laws. His notable recent publications include Natural Resources Damages: A Legal, Economic and Policy Analysis (1995) and Markets Versus Environment? (1995).