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The Cleantech and Climate Change Committee seeks articles for the first issue of their electronic newsletter. Submissions for the fall issue are due September 15th to MOstrau@fenwick.com and email@example.com . Please review submission criteria below. Each article should relate to the Committee's Mission Statement, as printed below.
CTC3 Submission Criteria:
Each article should relate to the Committee’s Mission Statement, as printed below:
The Clean Technology and Climate Change Committee (CTC3) raises awareness to law, policy, science, and technology issues related to climate change; strengthens the capacity for effective legal, technical and market-based responses to mitigate greenhouse gases, ease adaptation, drive innovation, assure compliance, and preserve environmental integrity; and, as appropriate, assists with the development and implementation of domestic and international laws. CTC3 draws upon the expertise of public and private sector members from a wide range of practice areas and coordinates with other committees within the ABA Section on Science and Technology Law and in other Sections.
The writing style should be brisk and straightforward—more readable and informal than that in a law review article. Authors should consider the following style guidelines:
· Strive for an interesting opening and closing,
Submission and Publication :
Prior publication: Articles should be original. Simultaneous submission, although discouraged, should be clearly noted. The issue editor will communicate this status to the editorial board. Any reprinted article accepted for publication will be noted as such with an editor’s note in the magazine.
Article length: Feature articles should run between 750 and 1,200 words. CTC3 also accepts some shorter articles and columns.
Author information: Authors should include short biographies for publication with articles. Biographies should be one sentence long. Authors may also supply e-mail addresses for publication in the magazine.
Manuscript preparation: Articles should be single-spaced with one-inch margins using Arial Font, 10 point font. Please submit articles in Word format by email attachment.
The author review process: Authors will review articles edited.
Publication agreement: Authors are asked to sign a publication agreement that grants the ABA the exclusive right of first publication, the nonexclusive right to reprint, and the right to use the work in other ABA media—including electronic, print, and other.