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Climate Law and Governance at King's

Climate Law and Governance Events

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Public lectures

We are delighted to host a series of public lectures that present emerging thinking in climate law and governance. These lectures are given by distinguished international experts in the field of climate change law and governance,  which harness and reflect interdisciplinary research and teaching interests. Click here to see all upcoming and past public lectures

The Armchair Sessions

These intimate, informal, discursive, and provocative sessions compliment the formal and public Climate Law and Governance Lecture Series. They are given by international and local distinguished experts on their experience of cutting-edge issues in the field. Click here to see all upcoming and past armchair sessions.

The Reading Group

The Climate Law and Governance Reading Group is a student-led initiative that aims to provide a forum for reflective and critical interdisciplinary discussion on climate law and governance for climate specialists affiliated with King's. Through monthly readings and group discussions, participants are invited to engage with topics that lie beyond, but are related to, their areas of expertise. The aim of the reading group is to investigate legal and governance frameworks from various disciplinary perspectives and challenge participants’ assumptions and ideas in a constructive way. The group also serves as a networking platform for climate researchers affiliated with King’s, allowing potential collaborators to meet and exchange ideas. Click here for all upcoming and past reading groups.

The Dickson Poon School of Law Visiting Professors

We are delighted to host The Dickson Poon School of Law Visiting Professors in Climate Law and Governance who are world leading researchers in the field. These Visiting Professors deliver lectures in our Series, as well as contribute to Faculty seminars and events.

Previous events

For more information and content from our past events, click on the links below: 

Public Lectures:

09 Jan 2020

Climate Litigation: Achievements and Challenges (event held with LSE Grantham Research Institute) 

07 Nov 2019

Launch of King's Law Journal Special Issue on Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene

08 Oct 2018

TLI: Book launch - EU Climate Diplomacy: Politics, Law and Negotiations

09 Apr 2018

Negotiating the Paris Rulebook: Issues, Options and Challenges

09 Mar 2018

Climate Finance Law: Legal Readiness for Climate Finance

11 Dec 2017

King’s Climate and Energy Network Launch: 'speed networking' event

28 Nov 2017

Thought Salon on Environmental Aesthetics: Beauty & Decision-making

22 Nov 2017

TLI Methods Lab: Transnational environmental regimes and the limits of deliberative democracy

13 Jun 2017

The Role of the ICJ in Addressing Climate Change: Some Preliminary Reflections

01 Feb 2017

Time and Environmental Law in a Changing Climate

Armchair Sessions:

25 Sep 2019

Averting Climate Catastrophe: Extinction Rebellion, Business & People Power

05 Mar 2019

New frontiers in legal advocacy: ClientEarth’s climate finance initiative

30 Nov 2018

Climate Change and the Voiceless: Protecting Future Generations, Wildlife, and Natural Resources 

10 Apr 2018

Methods Lab with Prof Lavanya Rajamani: Negotiating Multilateral Climate Agreements: Tools, Techniques and Approaches

01 Dec 2017

In discussion with Professor Benjamin J. Richardson: Can ‘beauty’ save the environment? An exploration of the aesthetic dimensions of environmental law

23 Mar 2017

Jon Kyl

03 Feb 2017

Climate Law & Governance Armchair Sessions: Inaugural seminar

Reading Group:

14 Nov 2019

Climate Smart Agriculture

24 Oct 2019

Integrating ocean resilience in climate change governance

21 Mar 2019

Reading Group – Climate Law & Governance

28 Feb 2019

Challenges and rewards of conducting research

24 Jan 2019

Reading Group – Climate Law & Governance

05 Nov 2018

Climate Change and Corporate Disclosure

09 Oct 2018

Reading Group – Climate Change and Energy

20 Mar 2018

Climate Law & Governance Reading Group: The Role of States in Global Climate Governance (2)

09 Mar 2018 Climate Law & Governance Reading Group – The Role of States in Global Climate Governance
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