Last week I gave a short lecture as part of the Energy Community’s “Eternal Summer” series, on the topic of “Sustainable finance, pandemic and climate transition”. In 2020 the climate transition required by the Paris Agreement collided with the COVID-19 pandemic. The impacts of this collision continue to unfold, with major consequences for the achievement … Continue reading Lecture: Sustainable finance, pandemic & climate transition
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 here.
This year’s Energy Community Sustainability Forum was animated, inspiring, productive. I highly recommend reading the forum statement - critical issues are on the table, and the future of the energy transition in the Energy Community region is in play. STL news story here.
"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 period for climate diplomacy (and indeed for the EU). The book description and table of … Continue reading Book: EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law and Negotiations