Dr. Pekka Niemelä

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Dr. Pekka Niemelä is a Post-doctoral Researcher in the Centre for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law (CCEEL) at the Law School of the University Eastern Finland. His current research focuses on the interface between international investment law and climate law. Twitter @pekkajn

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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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