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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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CUILS: ‘The Challenges Facing International Criminal Law’

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Hosted by the Cambridge University International Law Society. Can we use international criminal law to tackle the climate emergency? What changes could be made to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to improve how it functions? Will the new U.S. President Joe Biden change America’s hostile stance to the ICC? These…

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LCIL Friday Lecture: ‘Climate change and the law of the sea: A test for international law’ – Prof Nilufer Oral, National University of Singapore

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Lecture summary: Recent scientific information presents an alarming diagnosis of the multiple adverse consequences of climate change on the ocean: levels of ocean acidification not seen in millions of years, changes in ocean chemistry, warming temperatures and deoxygenation threating marine life, in particular coral reefs; and rapidly melting glaciers and ice sheets challenging the survival…

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LCIL Friday Lecture: ‘Climate change and the law of the sea: A test for international law’ – Prof Nilufer Oral, Director of the Centre for International Law – NUS

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Lecture summary: Recent scientific information presents an alarming diagnosis of the multiple adverse consequences of climate change on the ocean: levels of ocean acidification not seen in millions of years, changes in ocean chemistry, warming temperatures and deoxygenation threating marine life, in particular coral reefs; and rapidly melting glaciers and ice sheets challenging the survival…

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Post-Doctoral Associate in Climate Law and Governance (Fixed term)

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Hughes Hall, a College within the University of Cambridge, intends to establish a major new research initiative in Climate Law and Governance in conjunction with its Centre for Climate Change Engagement (HHCCCE). This will include two stipendiary post-doctoral positions to pursue research on law and climate change: the…

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