Category Archives: Academic

Article: Probing the hidden depths of climate law: Analysing national climate change legislation

With next week’s COP24 meeting tasked to complete the rule-book for the Paris Agreement, the challenge of implementing Paris through domestic law has never been more pressing. That’s why in this new article in the Review of European, Comparative &

Article: Probing the hidden depths of climate law: Analysing national climate change legislation

With next week’s COP24 meeting tasked to complete the rule-book for the Paris Agreement, the challenge of implementing Paris through domestic law has never been more pressing. That’s why in this new article in the Review of European, Comparative &

Book: Stress Testing the Law of the Sea

Our new book “Stress Testing the Law of the Sea: Dispute Resolution, Disasters & Emerging Challenges” has been published by Brill, co-edited by Jordan Diamond and me. Some information on the book’s background is on LinkedIn, while there is a

Book: Stress Testing the Law of the Sea

Our new book “Stress Testing the Law of the Sea: Dispute Resolution, Disasters & Emerging Challenges” has been published by Brill, co-edited by Jordan Diamond and me. Some information on the book’s background is on LinkedIn, while there is a

The Ocean Law and Governance International Symposium on “Marine Scientific Research and the Law of the Sea”

It was a great pleasure to participate in the Hangzhou symposium on marine scientific research & the law of the sea .For those interested, my presentation on marine technology transfer in the potential BBNJ agreement drew on my recent paper

The Ocean Law and Governance International Symposium on “Marine Scientific Research and the Law of the Sea”

It was a great pleasure to participate in the Hangzhou symposium on marine scientific research & the law of the sea .For those interested, my presentation on marine technology transfer in the potential BBNJ agreement drew on my recent paper

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: 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

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