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

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”

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

Video & audio: Exploring the Interlinkages Between Climate Change & Agriculture

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

Lecture: Advancing Technology Development & Transfer under the Paris Agreement

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

Call for papers: International Investment Arbitration – Environmental Protection & Climate Change Issues

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.

Biodiversity 2050: Can the Convention on Biological Diversity Deliver a World Living in Harmony with Nature?

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?