Putting the law at the heart of the Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement to combat climate change was adopted on 12 December 2015. To mark its fifth anniversary LRI will be holding a one-hour Zoom event to hear voices of the global legal community on priority issues that need to be addressed, specifically during COP26 in the UK in 2021, in order for the Paris […]

Law & sustainability colloquium at Peking University

You can now watch the event on youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRJ77Ds4xsA On 4 November, the day after the US presidential election when the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement takes effect (unless revoked beforehand) LRI’s director Christoph Schwarte will speak “at” Peking University. In his presentation “International …

Responding to climate change and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the interdependency of human action, our natural world and the economy. It has also exacerbated vulnerabilities and inequalities, and brought home the message that we share one and the same planet.  As countries start bringing the pandemic under control and turn their attention to re-starting their economies, …

Web launch of ecbi Guide to the Paris Agreement

On Tuesday 26 May, we held a live web launch of our brand new ‘Guide to the Paris Agreement’. The event was chaired by Kiran Sura, Programme Lead of the Climate Ambition Support Alliance (CASA). A video of the event has now been released and is available to view here: https://youtu.be/TEskN8ZA2Ic Speakers at the event […]