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Friday, 12 April 2024

On 9th April 2024 the European Court of Human Rights delivered Grand Chamber rulings in three cases relating to climate change:

In this video, Dr Stefan Theil discusses the extent to which the ECHR is prepared to dictate how countries might implement their own climate change policies.

Stefan Theil is Assistant Professor in Public Law and a Fellow and Director of Studies at Sidney Sussex College. In Stefan's recent book Towards the Environmental Minimum (Cambridge University Press, 2021) he argues for the recognition of a comprehensive framework that addresses the relationship between human rights and environmental harm.

For more information about Dr Theil, please refer to his Faculty profile.

Law in Focus is a series of short videos featuring academics from the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law, addressing legal issues in current affairs and the news. These issues are examples of the many which challenge researchers and students studying undergraduate and postgraduate law at the Faculty.  Law in Focus is available on YouTube, or to subscribe to in iTunes or other podcast platforms.

Other collections of video and audio recordings from the Faculty of Law are available on the Lectures at Law page.


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