My article in the South China Morning Post on the recently adopted European Climate Law is online here.
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
It was a pleasure to participate in the panel discussion on “Climate diplomacy ahead of Glasgow COP26”, organised by the S&D Group in the European Parliament and the Global Progressive Forum 2021. The event is online on YouTube. (Source: S&D Group)
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?
My recent article for the Lowy Institute’s Interpreter is online here.
My review of One Road, Many Dreams: China’s Bold Plan to Remake the Global Economy, by Daniel Drache, A.T. Kingsmith and Duan Qi, has been published on the Lowy Institute’s Interpreter site. It’s a very interesting book on China’s Belt and Road Initiative, well worth reading and still relevant, despite being published in late 2019.
New article in the latest issue of Carbon & Climate Law Review:
The UNFCCC Climate Dialogues offered an opportunity to look back on the Technical Examination Processes for both mitigation and adaptation. Here are my comments on the experience of the Technical Expert Meetings on Mitigation:
On November 4th, I was very pleased to host the first session of the new STL Law and Sustainability Colloquium, broadcast live on ClassIn. The colloquium series is hosted by Peking University’s School of Transnational Law. The intent is to provide a focus for engagement with urgent law and sustainability issues, sparked by presentations from … Continue reading Law & Sustainability Colloquium: International climate change law & negotiations in times of COVID-19
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 from developing countries, among other services. As Technology Executive Committee vice-chair, I am an ex … Continue reading Virtual CTCN Advisory Board meeting