Category Archives: Climate change

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

Framing a ‘Just Transition’ Mission for climate action with quality jobs

An important strand of climate policy is how to deal with the employment consequences of the transition to low-emissions production and consumption, particularly in countries and regions that have been dependent on fossil fuel extraction or consumption. The quest for

Framing a ‘Just Transition’ Mission for climate action with quality jobs

An important strand of climate policy is how to deal with the employment consequences of the transition to low-emissions production and consumption, particularly in countries and regions that have been dependent on fossil fuel extraction or consumption. The quest for

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

Transnational Law Institute co-hosts UN climate conference panel discussions

The TLI co-hosted 2 panel discussions, both on the theme of a just transition to the low-emissions economy, together with our partners the Foundation for European Progressive Studies and Fondation Jean Jaures (and, for the first event, with the European

Transnational Law Institute co-hosts UN climate conference panel discussions

The TLI co-hosted 2 panel discussions, both on the theme of a just transition to the low-emissions economy, together with our partners the Foundation for European Progressive Studies and Fondation Jean Jaures (and, for the first event, with the European

COP23 presentation: Technology Executive Committee stakeholder engagement

Yesterday, the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism held a side event at COP23 on the work of both the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). There was terrific engagement by both parties and non-party stakeholders. Full

COP23 presentation: Technology Executive Committee stakeholder engagement

Yesterday, the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism held a side event at COP23 on the work of both the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). There was terrific engagement by both parties and non-party stakeholders. Full

Interview: Climate Law, Trump, Paris & Brexit

A few months ago, I was interviewed by Peter Kirby-Harris at King’s College London on the broad topic of climate change law. We discussed the changing nature of national and international climate law, he role of the EU in international

Interview: Climate Law, Trump, Paris & Brexit

A few months ago, I was interviewed by Peter Kirby-Harris at King’s College London on the broad topic of climate change law. We discussed the changing nature of national and international climate law, he role of the EU in international