Climate Breakfast Seminar Series: The Oceans and Climate Change: What Can We Expect at COP26?

The Centre for International Law and Governance (CILG), the Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research (COPE) of the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, and the student association Casus Clima are happy to announce the Ninth Climate Breakfast Seminar with Dr Tim Stephens, Professor of International Law at the University of Sydney Law School.

The seminar will assess the place of oceans issues within the global climate regime, examining how they have gradually been given greater prominence since the 1992 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNCCC) was concluded. It will chart the progress made under the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change, highlight the ongoing limitations of the climate regime in addressing ocean acidification and other global ocean changes driven by interference with the carbon cycle, and look forward to what can be achieved at COP26 in Glasgow in November. 

Tim Stephens is Professor of International Law at the University of Sydney Law School. He teaches and researches in public international law, with his published work focussing on the international law of the sea, international environmental law and international dispute settlement.

The Climate Breakfast Seminar Series was launched in June 2019 as a platform to provide expert insights on crucial contemporary climate change issues.

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