Webinar – National Policy, Local Action:Scaling Integrated Approaches to Strengthen Coastal and Ocean Adaptation

Today the Technology Executive Committee continues the “Technology Day” series of events, together with our partners, with a webinar on “National Policy, Local Action: Scaling Integrated Approaches to Strengthen Coastal and Ocean Adaptation”. Welcome to join us at 14:00 CEST. My comments from the webinar

Book: Marine Scientific Research, New Marine Technologies & the Law of the Sea

The new book “Marine Scientific Research, New Marine Technologies and the Law of the Sea” has just been published by Brill, edited by Professor Keyuan Zou and Professor Anastasia Telesetsky. Congratulations to both! The book has its origins in a fascinating and convivial October 2018 symposium on ‘Marine Scientific Research and the Law of the … Continue reading Book: Marine Scientific Research, New Marine Technologies & the Law of the Sea

Technology Executive Committee meeting – key outcomes

The UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee convened virtually last month for its 2nd meeting of the year. Among other things, the TEC made progress on our joint activities with the Climate Technology Centre and Network, including the soon-to-be-published paper on technology and Nationally Determined Contributions, provided recommendations and key message to the Paris Agreement and Climate … Continue reading Technology Executive Committee meeting – key outcomes

New book: “The EU and China’s Belt & Road”

The new book “The European Union and China’s Belt and Road: Impact, Engagement and Competition”, which I edited together with Vassilis Ntousas, has now been published by Routledge. Information from the publisher on the book is available here. A brief news item from Peking University is online here. With co-editor Vassilis Ntousas and our new … Continue reading New book: “The EU and China’s Belt & Road”

Building Capacities in Climate Technologies

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).

Webinar & podcast: Regulatory Challenges of Renewable Energy Integration in China

Peking University School of Transnational Law hosted a webinar featuring Dr Hao ZHANG, Chinese University of Hong Kong, on “Regulatory Challenges of Renewable Energy Integration in China: past, present and future”. The webinar is available to watch on YouTube and Bilibili. The audio is also now on the 'Legal Frontiers' podcast on Spotify, Soundcloud, Apple, … Continue reading Webinar & podcast: Regulatory Challenges of Renewable Energy Integration in China

Global governance of environmental mobility

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.

Podcast: COVID-19 vaccines and national and COVAX no-fault compensation programmes

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