Research Group for Climate, Energy and Environmental Law

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The object of having a research group working on questions relating to Climate Law, Energy law and Environmental Law is to create a forum for identification, analysis and discussion, as well as for dissemination of knowledge on the development of law during a period of time where society's interest in the environment and natural resources is continuously growing.

The research group is lead by Associate Professor Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui.

PhD and postdoctoral course
Photo of power lines.

PhD and postdoctoral cource in methodology and project development within the fields of climate, energy, sustainability and environmental law

Applications for our PhD and postdoctoral course hosted in Voss from August 28th to 29th, 2024, are now open.

UN's poster of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Exploring Private and Public Regulation for Sustainability: The Business & Human Rights Agenda and Green Public Procurement

Last Friday, April 12th, the Research Group on Climate, Energy, and Environmental Law hosted an engaging seminar.

Photo of Sigrid Schütz and Michaël Tatham.

Closing Conference for the DeWindSea project

In collaboration with the Department of Comparative Politics, the research group invited experts on offshore wind energy from the UK, Denmark, Latvia, Poland, and Norway to participate in a interdisciplinary conference.

Photo of the wind farm Hywind Tampen

Two Publications on Offshore Wind and Electrification of Oil and Gas Platforms

Governments and oil and gas companies aim to electrify oil and gas production on the continental shelf as quickly as possible to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Three members of the research group have recently written articles addressing the issues raised by this framework.

Photo of Krisztina Zálnoky.

Enhancing Circular Economy in Using Critical Raw Materials in the EU

Senior Research Project Manager Krisztina Zálnoky from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership presented interesting topics to the research group during a webinar on Thursday, March 14th.

Do you want to write your master thesis on Natural Resources, Environmental Law or Development Law?

We want to connect with master students who would like to write their master thesis within one of our research fields. As a master student affiliated with the research group, you will get the opportunity to present your project for the research group and receive feedback, as well as supervision from one of our members. Read more on the master students currently affiliated with our group and potential supervisors for your master thesis.