Annalisa Savaresi

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Annalisa Savaresi is Lecturer in Environmental Law at the Law School, University of Stirling. She has several years' experience researching, teaching and working with environmental law, with a focus on climate change, biodiversity, forestry, environmental liability, renewable energy and the interplay between environmental and human rights law.

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The Philippines Human Rights Commission and the ‘Carbon Majors’ Petition

The adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015 has been followed by a burgeoning strand of climate change litigation, with test cases being heard all over the world (see Columbia Law School database). Amongst others, litigants have argued that emissions are the proximate cause of adverse climate change impacts, thereby giving rise to specific liability. One…

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The Paris Agreement: A Rejoinder

In his analysis of the recently adopted Paris Agreement, Professor Jorge Viñuales shed light on the main features of this new treaty. He concludes that, while the Agreement is not perfect, it is certainly ‘more than many of those who have followed the climate negotiations over the years realistically expected.’ I cannot but agree with this assessment:…

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UN Climate Change Negotiations: Last Tango in Paris?

The Paris Climate Change Conference starting on 30 November 2015 is tasked to set the world on a path to address the greatest challenge to ever face humankind, by adopting a new climate agreement. It was hoped that agreement in Paris would bring an end to the impasse that has long affected international climate governance. However, the…

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