Author Archives: smminas

London book launch: EU Climate Diplomacy

It was terrific to join friends and colleagues for the London launch of our book “EU Climate Diplomacy”, co-edited with Vassilis Ntousas. Many thanks to each of the speakers – Francesca Manchi, Dr Christoph Schwarte, Dr Robert Falkner and Laura

London book launch: EU Climate Diplomacy

It was terrific to join friends and colleagues for the London launch of our book “EU Climate Diplomacy”, co-edited with Vassilis Ntousas. Many thanks to each of the speakers – Francesca Manchi, Dr Christoph Schwarte, Dr Robert Falkner and Laura

Publication: Resilience through interlinkage – the Green Climate Fund and climate finance governance

Megan Bowman and I have written an article on the challenges currently facing the Green Climate Fund and opportunities for strengthening its resilience, published in the journal Climate Policy.

Publication: Resilience through interlinkage – the Green Climate Fund and climate finance governance

Megan Bowman and I have written an article on the challenges currently facing the Green Climate Fund and opportunities for strengthening its resilience, published in the journal Climate Policy.

Presentations on EU-China relations

I was pleased to participate in recent weeks in legal conferences on issues of energy and investment law, including the Energy Community Summer School in Split, Croatia and the Jean Monnet Chair Workshop on international trade, investment and the rule

Presentations on EU-China relations

I was pleased to participate in recent weeks in legal conferences on issues of energy and investment law, including the Energy Community Summer School in Split, Croatia and the Jean Monnet Chair Workshop on international trade, investment and the rule

Publication: AJIL Unbound Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity

This week, AJIL Unbound has published a Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity, edited by Professor Cymie R. Payne. The symposium comes as states prepare to negotiate an international legally-binding instrument on the protection of biodiversity in areas of the seas

Publication: AJIL Unbound Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity

This week, AJIL Unbound has published a Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity, edited by Professor Cymie R. Payne. The symposium comes as states prepare to negotiate an international legally-binding instrument on the protection of biodiversity in areas of the seas

IUCN: The Transformation of Environmental Law and Governance: Innovation, Risk and Resilience, Glasgow

It was great to participate last week in the 16thAnnual Colloquium of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Academy of Environmental Law, hosted at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. The colloquium theme, ‘The Transformation of Environmental

IUCN: The Transformation of Environmental Law and Governance: Innovation, Risk and Resilience, Glasgow

It was great to participate last week in the 16thAnnual Colloquium of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Academy of Environmental Law, hosted at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. The colloquium theme, ‘The Transformation of Environmental

Article: EU climate diplomacy can make the difference

Vassilis Ntousas and I have written an article for EU Observer, summarising the conclusions from our book EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law, and Negotiations. The article is online here.

Article: EU climate diplomacy can make the difference

Vassilis Ntousas and I have written an article for EU Observer, summarising the conclusions from our book EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law, and Negotiations. The article is online here.

New article: Climate change and national laws across Commonwealth countries

National laws and regulations have a vital role to play in implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change. In a new article in the Commonwealth Law Bulletin, Eloise Scotford, Andrew Macintosh and I examine the role of national legislation in

New article: Climate change and national laws across Commonwealth countries

National laws and regulations have a vital role to play in implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change. In a new article in the Commonwealth Law Bulletin, Eloise Scotford, Andrew Macintosh and I examine the role of national legislation in