Workshop: Climate Justice and the Business of Energy Transition

When: Monday 30 March 13:30-17:00

Where: Tilburg University, Room S8, Tilburg

Participation is free and open to all interested researchers. Please register here


Introduction & Welcome

Dr. Leonie Reins, Assistant Professor, Tilburg Law School

 13:30-15:40 Session 1

Dr. Charline Daelman, Social Sustainability Expert, Amfori “The Human Rights Implications of the Renewable Energy Transition”

Prof. Dr. Marjan Peeters, Professor of Environmental Policy and Law “Towards an effective EU climate law: in search of (non-)compliance”

Dr. Gokce Mete, Head of Knowledge, Energy Charter Secretariat “The Role of Renewable and Low Carbon Gases in the Energy Transition”

Dr. Seita Romppanen, Senior Lecturer in International Environmental Law, University of Eastern Finland “It is green, it is fair? EU climate laws’ controversy over bioenergy sustainability”

Maud Sarlieve, International Criminal Lawyer & Founding Member of CTRL-Z, Lecturer, Université Paris Nanterre “Holding extractive industries responsible for their contribution to climate change: could the International Criminal Court be an option?”

15:40-16:00 Coffee & tea break
16:00-17:30 Session 2

Giuseppe Nastasi, European Investment Bank “The European Investment Bank: Europe’s Climate Bank”

Dr. Megan Bowman, Associate Professor, Direct of Climate Law & Governance, King’s College London “Climate Change, Finance and Transnational Governance”

Dr. Kaisa Huhta, Senior Lecturer in EU Law, University of Eastern Finland “The Just Transition Fund in EU Law”

Prof. Dr. Harro van Asselt, Professor of Climate Law and Policy, University of Eastern Finland “Designing a European Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism”


Dr. Phillip Paiement, Assistant Professor, Tilburg Law School



Organized with the support of: Netherlands Network for Human Rights Research  Constitutionalizing the Anthropocene Project
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology & Society

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