Harro van Asselt

About/Bio

Harro van Asselt is Professor of Climate Law and Policy the Centre for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law at the Law School of the University of Eastern Finland, a Visiting Researcher at Utrecht University’s Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, and an Associate with the Stockholm Environment Institute. He is also the editor of the Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law. His research is focused on interactions between climate change and international economic law, and the governance of fossil fuels. He holds a PhD (with distinction) from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Twitter: @harrovanasselt

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Risky business: Uniper’s potential investor-state dispute against the Dutch coal ban

In pursuit of the ambitious long-term goals of the Paris Agreement to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius and preferably to 1.5 degrees from pre-industrial times, various European countries have decided to phase out coal. While such policies are necessary to tackle climate change – after all, coal is the dirtiest fossil fuel…

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