Category Archives: Publications

Article: Probing the hidden depths of climate law: Analysing national climate change legislation

With next week’s COP24 meeting tasked to complete the rule-book for the Paris Agreement, the challenge of implementing Paris through domestic law has never been more pressing. That’s why in this new article in the Review of European, Comparative &

Article: Probing the hidden depths of climate law: Analysing national climate change legislation

With next week’s COP24 meeting tasked to complete the rule-book for the Paris Agreement, the challenge of implementing Paris through domestic law has never been more pressing. That’s why in this new article in the Review of European, Comparative &

Book: Stress Testing the Law of the Sea

Our new book “Stress Testing the Law of the Sea: Dispute Resolution, Disasters & Emerging Challenges” has been published by Brill, co-edited by Jordan Diamond and me. Some information on the book’s background is on LinkedIn, while there is a

Book: Stress Testing the Law of the Sea

Our new book “Stress Testing the Law of the Sea: Dispute Resolution, Disasters & Emerging Challenges” has been published by Brill, co-edited by Jordan Diamond and me. Some information on the book’s background is on LinkedIn, while there is a

London book launch: EU Climate Diplomacy

It was terrific to join friends and colleagues for the London launch of our book “EU Climate Diplomacy”, co-edited with Vassilis Ntousas. Many thanks to each of the speakers – Francesca Manchi, Dr Christoph Schwarte, Dr Robert Falkner and Laura

London book launch: EU Climate Diplomacy

It was terrific to join friends and colleagues for the London launch of our book “EU Climate Diplomacy”, co-edited with Vassilis Ntousas. Many thanks to each of the speakers – Francesca Manchi, Dr Christoph Schwarte, Dr Robert Falkner and Laura

Publication: AJIL Unbound Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity

This week, AJIL Unbound has published a Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity, edited by Professor Cymie R. Payne. The symposium comes as states prepare to negotiate an international legally-binding instrument on the protection of biodiversity in areas of the seas

Publication: AJIL Unbound Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity

This week, AJIL Unbound has published a Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity, edited by Professor Cymie R. Payne. The symposium comes as states prepare to negotiate an international legally-binding instrument on the protection of biodiversity in areas of the seas

Article: EU climate diplomacy can make the difference

Vassilis Ntousas and I have written an article for EU Observer, summarising the conclusions from our book EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law, and Negotiations. The article is online here.

Article: EU climate diplomacy can make the difference

Vassilis Ntousas and I have written an article for EU Observer, summarising the conclusions from our book EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law, and Negotiations. The article is online here.

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

Review: Aquaculture Law & Policy: Global, Regional & National Perspectives, edited by Nigel Bankes, Irene Dahl & David L Vangerzwaag

My review of “Review: Aquaculture Law and Policy: Global, Regional and National Perspectives” in the latest issue of “Water Law” is now online at SSRN. Sustainable use of our oceans is a key challenge of our time, and aquaculture is a

Review: Aquaculture Law & Policy: Global, Regional & National Perspectives, edited by Nigel Bankes, Irene Dahl & David L Vangerzwaag

My review of “Review: Aquaculture Law and Policy: Global, Regional and National Perspectives” in the latest issue of “Water Law” is now online at SSRN. Sustainable use of our oceans is a key challenge of our time, and aquaculture is a

Research Handbook on International Law and Natural Resources

The Research Handbook on International Law and Natural Resources has just been published by Elgar. I co-authored a chapter with Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas on renewable energy. The handbook covers a broad range of areas, including key concepts, resources under national jurisdiction,

Research Handbook on International Law and Natural Resources

The Research Handbook on International Law and Natural Resources has just been published by Elgar. I co-authored a chapter with Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas on renewable energy. The handbook covers a broad range of areas, including key concepts, resources under national jurisdiction,