Photo by Markus Branse on Flickr By Harro van Asselt, Professor of Climate Law and Policy and Veera Pekkarinen, PhD Researcher The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate… Read More »The Global Methane Pledge: a timely new step in global climate governance
Photo by Carl Jorgensen on Unsplash Nicola Sharman The concept of just transition is going to play an increasingly prominent role in climate mitigation policy as global decarbonisation processes gather… Read More »Just Transition in national climate law: Lessons from Scotland
Photo by SHARE NOW on Unsplash Antti Jukka, Harri Kalimo, Eleanor Mateo, and Mirella Miettinen The transition to a circular economy is expected to bring significant environmental, economic, and societal… Read More »Product policies for the circular economy – a guided tour with recommendations
Better than best available: does environmental permitting spur environmental innovations in Finland?
Photo by Matt Ridley on Unsplash Mirella Miettinen and Saara Österberg In Finland, two recent cases from the minerals sector – Dragon Mining Ltd and Batteries Materials Finland Ltd –… Read More »Better than best available: does environmental permitting spur environmental innovations in Finland?
By Kati Kulovesi and Päivi Leino-Sandberg. Julkaistu alun perin 2035Legitimacy-blogissa. Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash. Euroopan komissiolta odotetaan heinäkuussa Fit for 55-lainsäädäntöpakettia. Se sisältää ehdotukset lakimuutoksista, joiden avulla toteutetaan EU:n… Read More »Mistä EU:n Fit for 55 -lakipaketissa on kyse ja miksi se on tärkeä?
By Rosemary Mwanza, PhD student at the UEF Law School. Photo by pisauikan on Unsplash. This blog post is based on my recently published article entitled ‘Toxic Spaces, Community Voices,… Read More »Environmental human rights in Kenya: between promise and reality
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
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?