Podcast episode: Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Cleantech

The final episode of “Legal Frontiers” podcast for 2021 is now online. The episode features discussion of Peking University Associate Professor Joy Xiang’s book “Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Cleantech: A Pathway for Developing Countries” (Elgar, 2022) and is courtesy of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, which hosted the event and made the … Continue reading Podcast episode: Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Cleantech

Journal article: Financing climate justice in the European Union and China

In this new article in Asia Europe Journal, I analyse the respective legal frameworks of the EU and China for sustainable finance, the use of similar mechanisms within very different policy contexts and the diverging paths taken in response to the pandemic. Online (and open access) here.

Briefing: The Paris Agreement goal on finance flows

I recently authored a briefing for Legal Response International on the finance flows goal contained in Article 2.1(c) of the Paris Agreement. The briefing paper discusses the scope and legal nature of the goal and its implementation through a variety of international, domestic, public and private processes. The paper is online here.

Technology & NDCs – publication & panel discussion

In November, the Technology Executive Committee and the Climate Technology Centre and Network released their joint publication on "Technology and Nationally Determined Contributions: Stimulating the uptake of technologies in support of NDC implementations". This paper is a result of the first-ever joint activities of the TEC and the CTCN, agreed in 2020, on technology and … Continue reading Technology & NDCs – publication & panel discussion

Podcast episode: The German Law Journal & the future of transnational law publishing

In the latest episode of the Legal Frontiers podcast, I discussed with Professor Emanuel Towfigh the German Law Journal (GLJ) as a window into transnational legal scholarship and publishing, including issues of democratising access to legal scholarship, open access, and data security of online publications. Emanuel is Distinguished Scholar in Residence at STL, Chair in … Continue reading Podcast episode: The German Law Journal & the future of transnational law publishing