By Saga L Eriksson, PhD Candidate The European Commission introduced the first sustainable finance measures in its 2018 Sustainable Finance Action Plan. The Action Plan has the aim of fostering… Read More »Sustainable finance in the EU – what can corporate reporting schemes add to climate policy
By Ellycia Harrould-Kolieb, Lecturer and Research Fellow in Ocean Governance, University of Melbourne and Postdoctoral Researcher, UEF Law School, University of Eastern Finland and Margaret Young, Professor, The University of… Read More »Could the law of the sea be used to protect small island states from climate change?
By Kati Kulovesi, Professor of International Law and Sebastian Oberthür, Professor of Environmental Policy and Law. First published in the GreenDeal-NET blog on 19 June. While the European Commission has… Read More »The EU needs to constitutionalise climate policy to stabilise the climate transition
By Mikko Rajavuori, Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Turku, Annalisa Savaresi, Associate Professor of International Environmental Law at the University of Eastern Finland, and Harro van Asselt,… Read More »New avenues for corporate climate accountability
By Moritz Petersmann, PhD Candidate working on project: Fit for governing the triple planetary emergency? Towards enabling sustainability transformations at international science-policy interfaces The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)… Read More »The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – fit for the next assessment cycle?
By Kati Kulovesi, Professor of International Law, Annalisa Savaresi, Associate Professor of International Environmental Law, Maiju Mähönen, Project Researcher and Otto Bruun, Junior Researcher In November 2022, Greenpeace and the… Read More »Finland’s first climate lawsuit: Watching the forest sink
By Tuula Honkonen, Senior Lecturer of International Law. First published in the FMI’s Climate Bulletin: Research Letters on 27 January 2023. Although climate change is a global problem and states… Read More »Does the new Finnish Climate Change Act promote urban climate resilience?
Julkaistu 28.11.2022. Kirjoittajat: Kati Kulovesi, Maiju Mähönen, Otto Bruun. First published in the 2035Legitimacy blog on 28 November. Greenpeace ja Suomen luonnonsuojeluliitto ovat tänään ilmoittaneet valittavansa korkeimpaan hallinto-oikeuteen (KHO) ilmastolain toimeenpanoon liittyvistä laiminlyönneistä.… Read More »Suomen ensimmäinen ilmasto-oikeudenkäynti on täällä – mistä on kyse?
COP27 flinched on phasing out ‘all fossil fuels’. What’s next for the fight to keep them on the ground?
By Fergus Green, Lecturer in Political Theory and Public Policy, UCL and Harro van Asselt, Professor of Climate Law and Policy, University of Eastern Finland. First published in The Conversation… Read More »COP27 flinched on phasing out ‘all fossil fuels’. What’s next for the fight to keep them on the ground?
By Nicola Sharman, Early Stage Researcher In recent years, the link between climate change and human rights has been increasingly recognised and used as a legal tool to demand stronger action… Read More »International Climate Technology Transfer : an issue of human rights