Environmental Law

Environmental law

Environmental Law

Honorary Professor
Professor
Research interests:
Legal Structures for Environmental and Climate Risk and Impact Management, History of Environmental Law, Climate Change and Natural Disasters, Environmental Law
Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
Environmental Law
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Environmental Policy Design and Implementation, Environmental Law, Forced Migration and Movement of Peoples, Natural Resource Management, Sustainability, Biodiversity, Conservation, Climate change, Environmental Impact Assessment, Climate change policy
Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Law and Development, Climate Change and Natural Disasters
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
International Environmental Law, Law of the Sea, Antarctic, Deep Seabed Mining
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Human rights, Environmental Law, Comparative Law, International Law, Law and development, Rule of Law
Professor
Research interests:
Legal Structures for Environmental and Climate Risk and Impact Management, Environmental Policy Design and Implementation, Environmental Law, Indigenous Rights and Environmental Law and Governance, Climate change, Natural disasters
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Climate Change and Natural Disasters, Property Law and Development, Feminist Legal Theory, Legal Geography, Postcolonial Legal Theory, Rule of Law Reform
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Legal Structures for Environmental and Climate Risk and Impact Management, Facilitation of Energy and Technological Change through the Law, Environmental Law, Climate Change and Natural Disasters, energy law, electricity law, Competition Law, Climate change
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
Climate change
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Renewable Energy Technology

Latest news

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Feb
2020
Daniel Wei-En Kang
ANU Bachelor of International Relations/Laws (Hons) student Daniel Wei-En Kang shares highlights of his in-country intensive in Geneva, Switzerland.
21
Feb
2020
Professor Andrew Macintosh
ANU College of Law climate risk expert Professor Andrew Macintosh has named one of three commissioners for an inquest into the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires.
24
Oct
2018
Student Gina Zheng stands in front of a blooming tree
Student Gina Zheng published in Journal of World Energy Law & Business
28
Aug
2018
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Study by Prof Andrew Macintosh & Debra Wilkinson
17
Aug
2018
Alexandra Phelan Portrait
LLM graduate Alexandra Phelan

In the Media

08
Sep
2018

Australia criticised as Japan attempts to resume commercial whaling

Donald Rothwell quoted in The Guardian

17
Aug
2018

Senate inquiry into electric vehicles

James Prest interviewed by ABC Radio 666 Drive

13
Aug
2018

NEG will fail to lift investor confidence

James Prest quoted in Sydney Morning Herald

12
Jul
2018

Japan seeking to adjust rules of International Whaling Convention

Donald Rothwell interviewed by ABC News 24

Upcoming events

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Past events

07
Sep
2016

Advancing energy sustainability by governance leadership in artificial photosynthesis

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9.00AM to 2.00PM
  • Nate Lewis, Caltech
  • Chennupati Jagadish, ANU
  • Dohyung Kim, Berkeley
  • James Blackmore, Kansas

This workshop builds upon unique Australian interdisciplinary research and collaborations to develop novel approaches to governance leadership in the frontier renewable energy technology of artificial photosynthesis (making fuels, food and fertilizer from sunlight, water, atmospheric nitrogen and carbon dioxide).

24
Feb
2017

Oral presentation - Ecologically sustainable development: Success in principle, failure in policy

Peter Burnett
1.00PM to 2.30PM
  • Peter Burnett

Peter Burnett has been researching Australia’s national policies on Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD). 

06
Sep
2017

Understanding transformation/paradigm shift in climate adaptation law through analysing knowledge construction

Paul Govind
1.00PM to 3.00PM
  • Paul Govind

Building a more effective system of climate law starts with questioning knowledge construction at its base. To provide effective adaptation solutions a modern iteration of climate law (especially conceived at the international level) needs to respond to the complexity of impacts that are characteristically contextual and localized in nature.

20
Nov
2017

Constitutional Protection for Political Protests: Brown v Tasmania

Bob Brown and Amelia Simpson
5.30PM to 7.00PM
  • Bob Brown, The Bob Brown Foundation
  • A/Prof Amelia Simpson, ANU College of Law

The Centre for International and Public Law and The Australia Institute are pleased to host a discussion of the High Court’s decision in Brown v Tasmania [2017] HCA 43. 

22
Mar
2018

Japan-Australia energy dialogue

Mt Fuji
9.30AM to 3.30PM

There is an urgent need to redesign energy policy and law in Australia and Japan in order to promote innovation and achieve deep decarbonisation. This is necessary to meet the Paris Agreement targets which include zero net emissions shortly after 2050.

20
Sep
2018

The Annual Kirby Lecture on International Law - The duality of water: Conflict or co-operation

Melissa Perry
6.00PM to 7.15PM
  • Justice Melissa Perry, Federal Court of Australia

Water is key to the existence of life. From the nourishment of our physical selves, to sanitation, health, agriculture, and energy production our existence and way of life depends upon access to adequate and reliable supplies of fresh-water.

29
Mar
2019

Twenty Years of the EPBC Act – looking back, looking forward

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8.30AM to 5.00PM

Join the National Environmental Law Association and ANU College of Law for a timely discussion of our national environmental laws.

29
Mar
2019

LRSJ Seminar: Access to Justice and the Rule of Law

The Hon Justice Rachel Pepper
5.00PM to 6.00PM
  • The Hon Justice Rachel Pepper

Join Justice Rachel Pepper (BA ’91, LLB (Hons) ’94),, Judge of the Land and Environment Court of NSW, as she explores access to justice and the rule of law.

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