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Curie Energy Transition Governance and Law Project

The UH EENR Center along with the Universite de Lyon III has received a three year grant from the EU to work on the Energy Transition in Governance and Law Project.  The 3 year project seeks to examine the role of non-state actors in reaching the Paris goals outside of official government channels. 

Marie Sklodowska-Curie annual Conferences (2020-2022)

The first conference is a Webinar.

As part of the program, there will be annual conferences examining issues relevant to the topic.  The 2020 conference will take place at the University of Houston Law Center on April 17, and is entitled THE ENERGY TRANSITION IN A CLIMATE CONSTRAINED WORLD: AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH IN GLOBAL LEGAL AND POLICY ISSUES.

Click here for the 2020 webinar video

Click here for the 2020 webinar PowerPoints

2nd Annual Global Energy Law and Policy Symposium "The Energy Transition in a COVID Altered World, May 25, 2021 

Click here for the 2021 webinar video.

Annual Conference on The Scales of Governance of the Energy Transition 

May 13, 2022, 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. CET. 

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Transition Law and Governance webinars:

Environmental Law: Lessons from the U.S. Experience (June 23, 2022)

Litigating EPA Rules: A Fifty-Year Retrospective of Environmental Rulemaking in the Courts (June 9, 2022)

Litigating EPA Rules: A Fifty-Year Retrospective of Environmental Rulemaking in the Courts PowerPoint

The US Struggle to Establish a Comprehensive Legal Framework to Address Climate Change (June 2, 2022)

The US Struggle to Establish a Comprehensive Legal Framework to Address Climate Change PowerPoint

The Pursuit of Environmental Justice (May 19, 2022)

Can a Right to a Healthy Environment Deliver Climate Justice? (May 5, 2022)

Forgotten Waters (April 14, 2022)

Grid Governance in the Energy Trilemma Era: Remedying the Democracy Deficit (April 5, 2022) 

Governance by Contract: The Growth of Environmental Supply Chain Contracting. (March 22, 2022)

The Right to a Healthy Environment.  (March 17, 2022)

Governing Climate Change and Marine Biodiversity Loss: Can We Walk and Chew Gum at the Same Time? (February 17, 2022)

Reviving Rationality: Saving Cost-Benefit Analysis for the Good of the Environment and Our Health (January 20, 2022)

Energy Security in International Law (Dec 15, 2021)

Are Democracies Capable of Responding Effectively to the Climate Crisis?  (Dec. 8, 2201)

Utility Mission Creep (Dec. 1, 2021)

Role And Implications Of International Investment Law For Energy, Natural Resources And Climate (Nov. 22, 2021)

Rethinking Environmental Law: Why Environmental Laws Should Conform to the Laws of Nature (Nov. 10, 2021)

Learning How to Build Back Better: The Role and Potential of Clean Energy Policy Evaluation (October 13, 2021)

Ocean-Based Carbon Dioxide Removal and International Law (September 29, 2021)

Evolving Corporate Climate Liability: Perspectives from the US and Europe (June 17, 2021)

Evolving Corporate Climate Liability: Perspectives from the US and Europe Powerpoint

Renewable Rikers: Making a Just Energy Transition

Renewable Rikers Powerpoint

Energy Law, COVID, and Energy Burdens (April 29, 2021)

Greening the Supply Chain (Dec. 17, 2020)

Non-Profit Energy Cooperatives and Renewable Electricity, (April 3rd, 2020)

Offshore Methane Hydrates - The Biggest Hidden Issue in Energy Law (Part 1), (January 21st, 2021)

Offshore Methane Hydrates Part 1 Power Point

Eminent Domain Law as Climate Policy, (March 2nd, 2021)

Eminent Domain Law as Climate Policy

Eminent Domain Law as Climate Policy Powerpoint

Uncommon Law: Judging in the Anthropocene (March 12, 2021) 

Uncommon Law: Judging in the Anthropocene