By Sebastian Oberthür and Claire Dupont. First published as an Opinion on EURACTIV, 10 June 2021. Photo by Christian Lue on Unsplash. The time has come for the EU to move… Read More »The case for an EU grand climate strategy
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By Dr Yulia Yamineva, Senior Researcher, and Dr Jen Allan, Lecturer at Cardiff University, UK. Photo credit: IISD/Earth Negotiations Bulletin The UN Convention on Climate Change is holding its intersessional… Read More »Where do countries stand in UN climate negotiations after 2020?
Friends of the Earth (Netherlands) v Royal Dutch Shell: Human Rights and the Obligations of Corporations in the Hague District Court Decision
By Annalisa Savaresi and Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh. First published in The Global Network for Human Rights and the Environment (GNHRE) blog on 31 May 2021. Photo by Lawrence Makoona on Unsplash. After its landmark… Read More »Friends of the Earth (Netherlands) v Royal Dutch Shell: Human Rights and the Obligations of Corporations in the Hague District Court Decision
By Harro Van Asselt. First published in the University of Oslo, Blogging for Sustainability on 31 May 2021. Photo by Liam Briese on Unsplash. Last week’s ruling by the Hague District Court… Read More »Keeping fossil fuels in the ground: From slogan to legal obligation?
Harro van Asselt, Kati Kulovesi, Mikko Rajavuori and Annalisa Savaresi. Photo by Marc Rentschler on Unsplash. The Netherlands is no longer known just for its tulips, windmills and bicycles. Its latest export product… Read More »Shell-shocked: a watershed moment for climate litigation against fossil fuel companies
Hollantilainen tuomioistuin käytti Pariisin ilmastosopimusta tärkeänä mittarina arvioidessaan Shellin vastuuta ilmastonmuutoksen torjumisesta
Kati Kulovesi ja Mikko Rajavuori. *Photo from Pexels. ‘Ennen Hollanti tunnettiin tulppaaneista ja tuulimyllyistä, nyt se tunnetaan ilmasto-oikeudenkäynneistä,’ totesi kollegamme, Itä-Suomen yliopiston ilmasto-oikeuden ja politiikan professori Harro van Asselt pari… Read More »Hollantilainen tuomioistuin käytti Pariisin ilmastosopimusta tärkeänä mittarina arvioidessaan Shellin vastuuta ilmastonmuutoksen torjumisesta
By Kaisa Huhta, Senior Lecturer in EU law at the CCEEL Photo by Flash Dantz on Unsplash Sustainable energy democracy is a concept that has been used to understand new… Read More »Sustainable energy democracy: What is it and why does it matter?
Sámi Council resistance to a solar radiation management experiment highlights the complex questions surrounding climate geoengineering and consent
By Aaron Cooper. Aaron Cooper is a PhD researcher in Law at the CCEEL of the University of Eastern Finland, and lecturer in Law at Coventry University. This blog post… Read More »Sámi Council resistance to a solar radiation management experiment highlights the complex questions surrounding climate geoengineering and consent
By Suvi-Tuuli Puharinen & Antti Belinskij. Puharinen is a PhD researcher and Belinskij is Professor of Environmental Law at the Center for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law of the… Read More »Will the new EU taxonomy bring stricter ecological requirements for hydropower?
By Sebastian Oberthür. Photo by Giovanni Bianchi on Unsplash. EU climate governance has made significant progress over the past years, including an acceleration under the European Commission’s European Green Deal… Read More »Taking stock of EU climate governance: key challenges