Category Archives: Climate change

Climate-smart cooling solutions for sustainable buildings

In August the Technology Executive Committee, Climate Technology Centre and Network, and regional partners held a series of virtual technical expert meetings on climate mitigation. The topic was ‘climate-smart cooling solutions for sustainable buildings’, and four sessions were held, for

Climate-smart cooling solutions for sustainable buildings

In August the Technology Executive Committee, Climate Technology Centre and Network, and regional partners held a series of virtual technical expert meetings on climate mitigation. The topic was ‘climate-smart cooling solutions for sustainable buildings’, and four sessions were held, for

Book chapter: Environmental standards in BRI, AIIB & BRICS NDB projects

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

Book chapter: Environmental standards in BRI, AIIB & BRICS NDB projects

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

Webinar: Climate technology from needs to implementation

The UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee recently hosted a webinar to launch new TEC publications on enhancing Paris Agreement implementation, on the topics of: 🧩 Enhancing implementation of the results of the technology needs assessment; 💡 Innovative approaches to accelerating and

Webinar: Climate technology from needs to implementation

The UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee recently hosted a webinar to launch new TEC publications on enhancing Paris Agreement implementation, on the topics of: 🧩 Enhancing implementation of the results of the technology needs assessment; 💡 Innovative approaches to accelerating and

Article: EU climate law sans frontières: The extension of the 2030 Framework to the Energy Community contracting parties

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

Article: EU climate law sans frontières: The extension of the 2030 Framework to the Energy Community contracting parties

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

Virtual CTCN Advisory Board meeting

Last week the fifteenth meeting of the Advisory Board of the UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) was held. The Advisory Board plays an important role in the work of the CTCN, which provides responds to technical assistance requests

Virtual CTCN Advisory Board meeting

Last week the fifteenth meeting of the Advisory Board of the UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) was held. The Advisory Board plays an important role in the work of the CTCN, which provides responds to technical assistance requests

“June Momentum” UNFCCC climate technology webinar

This week, in the context of the “June Momentum” series, the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism hosted a webinar on its ongoing work and the topic of climate technology as a contributor to a green recovery. The webinar may be viewed here,

“June Momentum” UNFCCC climate technology webinar

This week, in the context of the “June Momentum” series, the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism hosted a webinar on its ongoing work and the topic of climate technology as a contributor to a green recovery. The webinar may be viewed here,

Podcast: International Cleantech Cooperation

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

Podcast: International Cleantech Cooperation

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

Webinar series: Fostering green recovery through climate technologies

Beginning on 27 May, the German National Designated Entity for climate technology will be hosting a series of weekly webinars, on the theme of “Fostering green recovery through climate technologies: How the private sector and market mechanisms can accelerate technology

Webinar series: Fostering green recovery through climate technologies

Beginning on 27 May, the German National Designated Entity for climate technology will be hosting a series of weekly webinars, on the theme of “Fostering green recovery through climate technologies: How the private sector and market mechanisms can accelerate technology

UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee – 20th meeting

This was a TEC meeting like no other. In this difficult time, the focus is rightly on combating the pandemic. At the same time, it’s vital our cooperation on climate change continues. That’s why the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee met

UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee – 20th meeting

This was a TEC meeting like no other. In this difficult time, the focus is rightly on combating the pandemic. At the same time, it’s vital our cooperation on climate change continues. That’s why the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee met

Will 2020 see real leadership for the climate emergency? – FEPS Progressive Yearbook 2020

It was a pleasure to contribute to the first FEPS Progressive Yearbook. The climate challenge is discussed from different angles by Frans Timmermans, Mary Robinson and others. My contribution is on the question “Will 2020 see real leadership for the

Will 2020 see real leadership for the climate emergency? – FEPS Progressive Yearbook 2020

It was a pleasure to contribute to the first FEPS Progressive Yearbook. The climate challenge is discussed from different angles by Frans Timmermans, Mary Robinson and others. My contribution is on the question “Will 2020 see real leadership for the