Just Transition

Company Law and Climate Change

Companies have a key role to play in the net zero transition, and are subject to a growing number of legal requirements related to climate change. More →

Contract Law and Climate Change

Contracts can play a pivotal role in addressing specific actions that can lead to the transition to net zero. More →

Criminal Law and Climate Change

Both climate activists and greenhouse gas emitters may need to worry about criminal law. More →

Employment Law and Climate Change

The net zero transition is changing workplaces, creating climate-related employment law issues. More →

Environmental Law and Climate Change

Climate change is linked to many other environmental issues and the legal regimes that aim to address them. More →

Environmental Law and Climate Change

Environmental law field remains one of the principal areas of the law in which climate change is confronted directly. More →

European Union Law and Climate Change

The European Union has many important climate laws which remain relevant to the UK. More →

Human Rights and Climate Change

Over the last two decades, a global consensus has emerged that climate change impacts human rights. More →

Human Rights Law and Climate Change

Human rights are closely linked to climate change, creating challenges and opportunities for human rights law regimes. More →

Immigration Law and Climate Change

Climate change will drive migration, which immigration law must facilitate. More →

Intellectual Property Law and Climate Change

Intellectual property law is highly relevant to the many new products and technologies that address climate change. More →

International Trade Law and Climate Change

Trade law and policy has been central to the growth of global emissions and in effectuating a global green transition. More →

Planning Law and Climate Change

Planning law can be leveraged to ensure low-carbon development and accelerate the deployment of green infrastructure. More →

Property Law and Climate Change

Legal mechanisms may help buyers, sellers, and renters address climate change. More →

Public International Law and Climate Change

A new international law regime has emerged to address climate change, and the climate crisis is closely intertwined with many other areas of international law. More →

Public International Law and Climate Change

The international climate regime works in conjunction with public international law to address the direct and indirect impacts of climate change. More →

Securities Law and Climate Change

The convergence of climate change and financial regulations has implications for the financial sector and regulatory frameworks. More →

Supply Chain Considerations and Climate Change

The principles of a circular economy offer one solution to improve supply chain issues. More →

Tort Law and Climate Change

Tort law, traditionally focused on personal injuries and property damage, is being redefined by the complexities of climate change. More →

Trade Law and Climate Change

Trade mechanisms are becoming a central aspect of international climate policy and diplomacy. More →