The UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee's new paper on “Building Capacities in Climate Technologies: Understanding Gaps, Needs, Challenges and Enabling Measures to Promote Endogenous Capacities and Technologies” has been published. Thanks to everyone who contributed, especially Marilyn Averill (University of Colorado Boulder).
My article on the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for Neos Kosmos is online here.
UPDATE: The webinar was postponed due to problems with the Zoom platform. The new time is 2.00pm Beijing time on Monday 30 August. Updated connection details available via the link and in the updated flyer: Peking University School of Transnational Law will be hosting Dr Hao ZHANG, Chinese University of Hong Kong, to present on … Continue reading NEW DATE: Upcoming webinar – Regulatory Challenges of Renewable Energy Integration in China
As the climate crisis worsens, environmental displacement, migration and resettlement within countries and across borders demand greater attention from policymakers. As part of the KNOMAD and Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility project on the “Global Governance of Environmental Mobility”, my paper examines this growing challenge in the case of China.
Public confidence in vaccines is vital to tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, and no-fault compensation schemes for the small minority of people who experience serious side-effects have a role to play in reducing vaccine hesitancy. The latest episode of the Legal Frontiers podcast features interview with product liability expert Professor Duncan Fairgrieve (Université Paris-Dauphine & BIICL), … Continue reading Podcast: COVID-19 vaccines and national and COVAX no-fault compensation programmes
The latest session of STL's Law & Sustainability Colloquium is now online as both a video and a podcast episode. In this webinar, Dr Fabiano de Andrade Correa (Centre for International Sustainable Development Law) gave an overview of the interlinkages between climate change and agriculture in law and policy and set out current initiatives and … Continue reading Video & audio: Exploring the Interlinkages Between Climate Change & Agriculture
It was a pleasure to participate in this year’s Asia-Pacific Climate Week in my TEC capacity. I have shared some reflections on our sessions here. The UNFCCC news item is here. (From the session on “Unlocking green hydrogen’s potential in the Asia Pacific”)
My article in the South China Morning Post on the recently adopted European Climate Law is online here.
Last week I delivered a lecture as part of the “Road to COP 26/CMA 3 Preparatory Lecture Series” co-hosted by the National University of Singapore-Centre for International Law, University of Durham Law School and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL). My lecture, delivered in a personal capacity, … Continue reading Lecture: Advancing Technology Development & Transfer under the Paris Agreement
It was a pleasure to participate in the panel discussion on “Climate diplomacy ahead of Glasgow COP26”, organised by the S&D Group in the European Parliament and the Global Progressive Forum 2021. The event is online on YouTube. (Source: S&D Group)