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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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Evening Event: Controlling Climate Chaos – The Rising Tide of Climate Litigation and New Litigation Rules to Facilitate Access to Climate Justice

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Time: 5.00 pm – 6.00 pm Major Climate Litigation Cases Around the World Changing Litigation Rules: the new International Bar Association “ Model Statute for Proceedings Challenging Government Failures to act on Climate Change ” Guest Speakers: Hon. Brian J. Preston Chief Judge of the Land and Environment Court, New South…

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Evening Event: ‘Controlling Climate Chaos – The Rising Tide of Climate Litigation and New Litigation Rules to Facilitate Access to Climate Justice’

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Time: 5.00 pm – 6.00 pm Major Climate Litigation Cases Around the World Changing Litigation Rules: the new International Bar Association “ Model Statute for Proceedings Challenging Government Failures to act on Climate Change ” Guest Speakers: Hon. Brian J. Preston Chief Judge of the Land and Environment Court, New South Wales, Australia. David Estrin,…

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Evening Lecture: ‘Law and Politics in the UN Climate Regime: A Preview of the Santiago Climate Conference’ with Professor Daniel Bodanski, Arizona State University

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Professor Daniel Bodanski will speak about ‘Law and Politics in the UN Climate Regime: A Preview of the Santiago Climate Conference.’ Followed by a Q&A. Is implementation of the Paris Agreement on track? What are the Agreement’s prospects for success? The talk will review developments in the international climate change regime, including the recently concluded…

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Evening Lecture: ‘Law and Politics in the UN Climate Regime: A Preview of the Santiago Climate Conference’ – Daniel Bodanski

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Professor Daniel Bodanski will speak about ‘Law and Politics in the UN Climate Regime: A Preview of the Santiago Climate Conference.’ Followed by a Q&A. Is implementation of the Paris Agreement on track? What are the Agreement’s prospects for success? The talk will review developments in the international climate change regime, including the recently concluded…

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Oxford Handbook of Comparative Environmental Law

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Oxford University Press has published Oxford Handbook of Comparative Environmental Law edited by Dr Emma Lees and Professor Jorge E. Viñuales . The volume brings together over 50 authors from around the world, including some of the most prominent authorities on different countries and topics, to analyse environmental law as a key technology to tackle…

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