Law

LCIL Friday Lecture: ‘Oil and water: The inherent incompatibility of international investment law with climate action’ – Dr Anil Yilmaz Vastardis, Essex Law School

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Lecture Summary: The survival of our planet requires swift and targeted climate policies to adapt, mitigate and repair. Scientists and political elites acknowledge the urgency to reduce our reliance on coal and fossil fuels to achieve the necessary reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Academics have been studying the impacts of investment treaty protections on climate…

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CEENRG Thursday seminars: ‘Climate Change, Fossil Fuels and Human Rights’

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Speaker: Dr Julia Dehm, Senior Lecturer, La Trobe Law School, La Trobe University The Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy, and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG) is hosting a seminar series throughout the 2022 23 academic year. Seminars take place as hybrid meetings (in person seminars in the DAB – David…

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LCIL Friday Lecture: ‘Implementing International Law: Capacity-Building, Coordination and Control’ – Margaret Young, University of Melbourne

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Lecture summary: How do state officials learn and implement obligations from multiple regimes? Global problems do not fit neatly into siloed fields of professional specialisation. For example, of the increasingly alarming problems facing the ocean – climate change, marine plastics debris, biodiversity loss, or overfishing – not one can be addressed without inter-agency cooperation and…

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LCIL Friday Lecture: ‘Inter-agency Coordination and Capacity Building: Whose International Law?’ – Margaret Young, University of Melbourne

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Lecture summary: International lawyers are well-aware of the theoretical and practical imperatives for interaction between disparate fields of professional specialisation within the discipline. This is perhaps best exemplified by ocean governance. Not one of the significant global problems facing the ocean – and there are countless alarming examples, including climate change, marine plastics debris, biodiversity…

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CEENRG Thursday seminars: ‘The challenge of climate change in international and European law’

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Speaker: Karla Zambrano González (University of Valencia, Spain) She is an EU Climate Pact Ambassador and PhD candidate at University of Valencia, Spain. Her research is entitled: “The challenge of climate change in international and European law” and it is being conducted by Prof. Dr. Valentín Bou Franch. Her principal…

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CELS Supported Evening Lecture: ‘Climate Change Litigation against Companies: Consequences of the 2021 Judgment in the Shell Case’

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Title: ‘Climate Change Litigation against Companies: Consequences of the 2021 Judgment in the Shell Case’ Speaker: Professor Dr Marc-Philippe Weller, Vice-Rector for Internal Affairs and Director of the Institute for Comparative Law, Conflict of Laws, and International Business Law, Heidelberg University. He is also co-…

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LCIL Friday Lecture: ‘Current issues in International Climate Law: The Paris Agreement and Beyond’ – Prof Christina Voigt, University of Oslo

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Lecture details to follow. Dr Christina Voigt is Professor of Law at the University of Oslo, Norway. She is an internationally renowned expert in international environmental law and teaches, speaks and publishes widely on legal issues of climate change, environmental multilateralism and sustainability. From 2009-2018, she worked as principal legal adviser for the Government of…

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Research Associate in Company Law and Administrative Law and Governance (Hughes Hall)

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Hughes Hall intends to establish a major new research initiative in Climate Law and Governance in conjunction with its Centre for Climate Engagement. This includes two stipendiary senior research or post-doctoral positions to pursue research on law and climate change. The first position will have a focus on UK company law…

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Call for registrations: Conference on Climate Change, the SDGs and the Law

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Are you interested in law, policy, the environment, development & climate change? Would you like to learn about COP26 & how legal & policy innovation can help implement the Paris Agreement? Are you ready to build global career & scholarly networks for the SDGs? If so, please register now for Climate Change…

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Conference on Climate Change, the SDGs and the Law

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Are you interested in law, policy, the environment, development & climate change? Would you like to learn about COP26 & how legal & policy innovation can help implement the Paris Agreement? Are you ready to build global career & scholarly networks for the SDGs? If so, please register now for Climate Change…

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