Category Archives: Academic

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

Book: EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law and Negotiations

“EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law and Negotiations”, a book I have co-edited with Vassilis Ntousas of FEPS, will be published by Routledge in 2018. The book examines the possibilities and capabilities for EU leadership after a productive but also turbulent

Book: EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law and Negotiations

“EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law and Negotiations”, a book I have co-edited with Vassilis Ntousas of FEPS, will be published by Routledge in 2018. The book examines the possibilities and capabilities for EU leadership after a productive but also turbulent

IUCN: Keeping it Legal at the UNFCCC COP 23

During the climate conference in Bonn, I was delighted to participate in IUCN’s Law Day, which hosted sessions on the legal response to climate change and, in particular, how the IUCN’s Environmental Law Centre and World Commission on Environmental Law

IUCN: Keeping it Legal at the UNFCCC COP 23

During the climate conference in Bonn, I was delighted to participate in IUCN’s Law Day, which hosted sessions on the legal response to climate change and, in particular, how the IUCN’s Environmental Law Centre and World Commission on Environmental Law

Review: Aquaculture Law & Policy: Global, Regional & National Perspectives, edited by Nigel Bankes, Irene Dahl & David L Vangerzwaag

My review of “Review: Aquaculture Law and Policy: Global, Regional and National Perspectives” in the latest issue of “Water Law” is now online at SSRN. Sustainable use of our oceans is a key challenge of our time, and aquaculture is a

Review: Aquaculture Law & Policy: Global, Regional & National Perspectives, edited by Nigel Bankes, Irene Dahl & David L Vangerzwaag

My review of “Review: Aquaculture Law and Policy: Global, Regional and National Perspectives” in the latest issue of “Water Law” is now online at SSRN. Sustainable use of our oceans is a key challenge of our time, and aquaculture is a

New paper: Post-Paris / Post-Trump: The Green Climate Fund and Climate Finance Governance in the Eye of the Storm

A new paper by Dr Megan Bowman and me looks at the current challenges and opportunities of the Green Climate Fund. The paper is part of the Transnational Law Institute’s Think! series and looks at the GCF’s situation following the

New paper: Post-Paris / Post-Trump: The Green Climate Fund and Climate Finance Governance in the Eye of the Storm

A new paper by Dr Megan Bowman and me looks at the current challenges and opportunities of the Green Climate Fund. The paper is part of the Transnational Law Institute’s Think! series and looks at the GCF’s situation following the