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.
From negotiation to action: In this GOVTRAN podcast, we discussed the EU’s 2030 climate and energy framework and the importance of both ambitious targets and credible plans and actions to turn them into reality. https://soundcloud.com/user-767951479/interview-2-from-the-govtran-workshop-in-helsinki-stephen-minas
Last week's Brussels panel discussion on EU climate diplomacy illustrated progress and opportunities on multiple fronts. Many thanks to the speakers - Arne Lietz MEP, Charlotte Billingham, Prof Robert Ladrech and Vassilis Ntousas, FEPS for hosting and everyone who came and engaged in a great discussion. https://www.feps-europe.eu/events/upcoming-events/527-‘eu-climate-diplomacy’-book-launch.html
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 a 'just transition' for such affected communities is being pursued at both EU and international … Continue reading Framing a ‘Just Transition’ Mission for climate action with quality jobs
"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
For the final Transnational Regulatory Governance event of the term, we welcomed Ms Ana Stanič from E&A Law and Dr Slawomir Raszewski from the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security to discuss what Brexit means for the UK and EU energy sectors. The full description of the event is online here and the audio … Continue reading Audio: Brexit consequences for the UK & EU energy sectors