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
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
The journal Transnational Dispute Management has just released a call for papers for a special Issue on the theme of "International Investment Arbitration - Environmental Protection and Climate Change Issues". Details available here.
Peking University’s School of Transnational Law recently hosted a virtual lecture by Dr Michelle Lim on the theme of “Biodiversity 2050: Can the Convention on Biological Diversity Deliver a World Living in Harmony with Nature?”. Dr Lim is a senior lecturer at Macquarie Law School and discussed the current state of biodiversity and the particular … Continue reading Biodiversity 2050: Can the Convention on Biological Diversity Deliver a World Living in Harmony with Nature?
New article in the latest issue of Carbon & Climate Law Review:
Smart contracts, online dispute resolution, AI… probably not 🤖️ judges: In the latest episode of the Peking University School of Transnational Law podcast, “Legal Frontiers”, my colleague Professor Ray Campbell and I discuss how technology & innovation are disrupting legal services, the jurisdictions welcoming change & the legal Luddites resisting it. We also discussed the … Continue reading Podcast: legal services disrupted – technology & innovation
The new book "The Future of International Economic Law and the Rule of Law" has been published this month, edited by Professor Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas. My chapter, based on a presentation at a 2018 conference at Queen Mary University of London, is a comparative study of environmental project standards in the Belt and Road Initiative, … Continue reading Book chapter: Environmental standards in BRI, AIIB & BRICS NDB projects
My Open Access article in the Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law discusses the extension of the EU's 2030 climate and energy framework to the Energy Community contracting parties, national implementation and dispute settlement issues. Full text online here.
Yesterday Peking University's School of Transnational Law held a virtual Commencement Ceremony for Class of 2020. Details are online here. Here is my message of congratulations to the Class of 2020. They are graduating at an extremely challenging time but are, I trust, well prepared for the times ahead.
Clean technologies have a key role to play in a green recovery from the current crisis. This World Environment Day, in the latest Legal Frontiers episode, my colleague Assistant Professor Joy Xiang & I discuss the state of international cleantech cooperation. Joy Xiang is assistant professor at STL & a 2019/20 fellow at the Asian … Continue reading Podcast: International Cleantech Cooperation