Climate and Environmental Governance Network (CEGNET)

Why China and Europe should form the world’s most powerful ‘climate bloc’

It seems almost certain that US President-elect Donald Trump will walk away from the Paris climate agreement next year. In the absence of US leadership, the question is: who will step up?

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Canada - Australia's canary in the coalmine on ISDS?

Kyla Tienhaara’s research on inter-state dispute settlements (ISDS) has informed a new Get Up! report titled, The Canary in the Coalmine: a cautionary tale of trade: Canada’s experience of investor-state dispute settlement under NAFTA.

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The geopolitical rationale for climate action

In a new paper published in Global Policy, Peter Drahos and I argue that not only is there a strong economic and moral case for such action, but there are good geopolitical reasons too.

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Three shifts in US energy policy

The US is the world’s largest gas producer, the world’s largest oil producer and it has the largest coal reserves on the planet.

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Australia can learn a lesson from the US's approach to coal

RegNet visitor Christian Downie has written an op-ed appearing in the Sydney Morning Herald on February 23, 2016.

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The Climate and Environmental Governance Network (CEGNet) engaged in theoretical, empirical and interdisciplinary research on:

  • institutions of regulation and governance (for example, property rights, markets, trade regimes, treaties, national laws
  • organizational actors (for example, states, governments, international organizations, corporations, NGOs)
  • and the ways in which relationships and influences amongst them affect the capacity of societies to respond to environmental change and crisis.
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Updated:  12 February 2016/Responsible Officer:  Director, RegNet/Page Contact:  Director, RegNet