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Legal Issues in International Energy Governance – an interview with Rafael Leal-Arcas

December 2, 2014

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What are the best ways to regulate and govern the production and use of energy in an increasingly energy dependent – and resource scarce – world?  A recently published book International Energy Governance: Selected Legal Issues looks at this question. Here, co-author Dr. Rafael Leal-Arcas tells us his thoughts on the state of energy governance and the direction in which it is heading.

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“Free trade can be conceived as pro-environment” – Rafael Leal-Arcas

July 23, 2013

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In his new book Climate Change and International Trade (recently cited by the IPCC’s 2014 Fifth Assessment Report), Rafael Leal-Arcas examines the interface of climate change mitigation and international trade law with a view to addressing the question: How can we make best use of the international trading system experience to aim at a global climate change agreement?  
In the following interview with  (originally published by the Truman Factor), Rafael explains how his latest book came about, and the value that the ‘law approach’ brings to the climate change debate.

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