Podcast

Climate Geoengineering and Its Governance

What can we do today to work toward adequate governance of climate engineering down the road? In this podcast, Myanna Dellinger discusses with Matthias Honegger why governance urgently requires a global conversation open to all, which can help unearth concerns, risks and opportunities associated with various new ways to dealing with climate change in the context of …

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Loss and Damage under the Paris Agreement

In this interview, recorded August 10th, 2016, Professor Myanna Dellinger interviews Wil Burns on Loss and Damage under the Paris Agreement. Wil Burns is the Co-Executive Director of the Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment in the School of International Service at American University. He formerly directed the Energy Policy & Climate program at Johns Hopkins University, and is the immediate past President of the Association …

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Environmental Compliance and Enforcement in the United States EPA Regime

This interview was recorded on July 11th, 2016. Professor Myanna Dellinger interviews Rick Reibstein about the the problems and issues surrounding the compliance and enforcement of environmental issues. Rick Reibstein teaches environmental law to nonlawyers at BU and Harvard Extension School. He spent almost three decades with the state of Massachusetts helping companies and others to comply with environmental rules and go beyond them …

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Volkswagen Emission “Dieselgate” Scandal, Part II

This interview was recorded on June 9th, 2016. Professor Myanna Dellinger interviews Professor of Law Gregory C. Keating of the University of Southern California Gould School of Law about the issues surrounding the Volkswagen Diesel emission scandal.  Professor Keating joined the USC Law faculty in 1991. He teaches torts, legal ethics, and seminars in legal and political philosophy.  He …

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Volkswagen Emission “Dieselgate” Scandal, Part I

In the first of a two part series, Professor Dellinger interviews Björn Fasterling regarding the scandal that has rocked Volkswagen in what is now being called “Dieselgate”. Björn Fasterling is professor of law and the head of the law faculty at EDHEC Business School (Lille & Nice, France). His research and publications focus on ethics and compliance management in …

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Environmental Law in China: A Paper Tiger or Actual Change?

China has declared “war on pollution” with several new environmental laws and the willingness to take action against climate change.  Awareness of the severe and lingering environmental problems in China is increasing, both domestically and externally.  Does this truly mean that China will finally take meaningful, active steps to combat air, water and land pollution, …

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Asset Owners Disclosure Project

Looking beyond COP21: How will asset owners respond to an international climate agreement and the global energy transition to low-carbon? Given the sluggishness of regulatory action against climate change in most nations and at the international scale, many companies continue to derive significant income from activities that endanger the climate. In turn, many professional investment …

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