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Recognizing the Right to a Healthy Environment at the Council of Europe: Why it matters 

By Corina Heri, Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Zurich, Linnéa Nordlander, Assistant Professor at University of Copenhagen, and Annalisa Savaresi, Professor at University of Stirling and Associate Professor, University of Eastern Finland. First published… Read More »Recognizing the Right to a Healthy Environment at the Council of Europe: Why it matters 

The impact-based regulatory strategy in environmental law: Hallmark of effectiveness or pitfall for legitimacy?

By Niko Soininen, Professor of Environmental Law and Water Law, Seita Romppanen, Docent, Senior Lecturer on International Environmental Law and Senior Research Scientist at Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Mika Nieminen,… Read More »The impact-based regulatory strategy in environmental law: Hallmark of effectiveness or pitfall for legitimacy?

EU regulation does not adequately consider environmental emissions of pharmaceuticals in global manufacturing supply chains

For further information, please contact Mirella Miettinen, Senior Researcher. First published in the UEF News and Events on 9 January 2023. EU regulation pertaining to good manufacturing practices and environmental… Read More »EU regulation does not adequately consider environmental emissions of pharmaceuticals in global manufacturing supply chains

Sustainable finance and the changing regulation of investment firms: What role for the new suitability assessment criteria?

By Dr. Mikko Rajavuori, Academy of Finland Post-doctoral fellow and Dr. Matti Turtiainen, Head of UEF Law School. Sustainable finance has entered mainstream. Judged by the growing supply of funds and… Read More »Sustainable finance and the changing regulation of investment firms: What role for the new suitability assessment criteria?

Mennäänkö metsään? Metsillä on haastava rooli EU:n ja Suomen ilmastotaistelussa

Dr. Seita Romppanen, yliopistonlehtori, kv-ympäristöoikeus. Julkaistu alun perin 2035Legitimacy-blogissa. EU:n Fit for 55 -lainsäädäntöpaketissa ehdotetut uudistukset kytkisivät metsät ja metsien tulevan käytön nykyistä selkeämmin osaksi kokonaisvaltaisia ilmastotoimia. Metsäsektorin rooli ilmastotavoitteiden… Read More »Mennäänkö metsään? Metsillä on haastava rooli EU:n ja Suomen ilmastotaistelussa