Harro van Asselt

Stockholm Environment Institute

Senior Research Fellow

Oxford

United Kingdom

University of Eastern Finland

Professor of Climate Law and Policy

PO Box 111

Joensuu, 80100

Finland

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

The Role of Non-State Actors in Reviewing Ambition, Implementation, and Compliance Under the Paris Agreement

Forthcoming in Climate Law 6(1), 2016.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Harro van Asselt
Stockholm Environment Institute
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climate change, compliance, international law, non-state actors, Paris Agreement, transparency UNFCCC

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The Changing Architecture of International Climate Change Law

Forthcoming in Van Calster, G., Vandenberghe, W., and Reins, L. (eds.), Research Handbook on Climate Change Mitigation Law, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2014.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2014
Stockholm Environment Institute, MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR) and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
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climate change; differentiation; fragmentation; international law; Kyoto Protocol; litigation; policy instruments; UNFCCC

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Reinvigorating International Climate Policy: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective Nonstate Action

Global Policy (November 2015), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Sep 2015
Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE), Stockholm Environment Institute, University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, Arizona State University, Deutsches Institut für Internationale Politik und Sicherheit, University of Toronto - Department of Political Science, Natural Resources Defense Council, NewClimate Institute, Yale University, VU University Amsterdam, German Development Institute, Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations and VU University Amsterdam - Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM)
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climate change, global governance, transnational governance, civil society, business

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Managing the Fragmentation of International Environmental Law: Forests at the Intersection of the Climate and Biodiversity Regimes

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP), 44(4), 1205-1278
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014
Harro van Asselt
Stockholm Environment Institute
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CBD, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Fragmentation of International Law, Interplay, Kyoto Protocol, UNFCCC

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The EU ETS in the European Climate Policy Mix: Past, Present and Future

Number of pages: 123 Posted: 27 Apr 2010
Harro van Asselt
Stockholm Environment Institute
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emissions trading, climate policy, EU ETS

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From UN-ity to Diversity? The UNFCCC, the Asia-Pacific Partnership, and the Future of International Law on Climate Change

Carbon and Climate Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 17-28, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Harro van Asselt
Stockholm Environment Institute
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climate policy, UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol, Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate

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Climate Governance Post-2012, Options for EU Policy-Making

CEPS Policy Briefs Paper No. 177
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jan 2009
VU University Amsterdam - Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), Stockholm Environment Institute, VU University Amsterdam, VU University Amsterdam, VU University Amsterdam, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (PIK), University of East Anglia (UEA) - Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of East Anglia (UEA) - Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, Lund University and Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
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Energy, Climate Change, Future of the International Climate Change Regime

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Maximizing the Potential of the Paris Agreement: Effective Review of Action and Support in a Bottom-Up Regime

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 May 2016
Stockholm Environment Institute, University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law, International Institute for Environment and Development, Arizona State University (ASU), International Institute for Environment and Development and New York University (NYU) - Guarini Center on Environmental and Land Use Law
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Dealing with the Fragmentation of Global Climate Governance: Legal and Political Approaches in Interplay Management

Global Governance Working Paper No. 30
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Jan 2009
Harro van Asselt
Stockholm Environment Institute
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global climate governance, UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol, fragmentation

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Addressing Leakage and Competitiveness in US Climate Policy: Issues Concerning Border Adjustment Measures

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
Harro van Asselt, Thomas L. Brewer and Michael A. Mehling
Stockholm Environment Institute, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR)
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US climate policy, leakage, competitiveness, border adjustment measures, climate and trade

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The Trade System and Climate Action: Ways Forward Under the Paris Agreement

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Nov 2016
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Stockholm Environment Institute, India Habitat Centre - Research and Information System for Developing countries (RIS) and MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR)
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trade and climate, WTO, Paris Agreement

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The Design and Implementation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading

C. Carlarne, K. Gray and R. Tarasofsky (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law (Oxford University Press), 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Sep 2013
Harro van Asselt
Stockholm Environment Institute
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carbon markets, emissions trading, EU ETS, offsets, policy diffusion

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International Climate Change Law in a Bottom-Up World

Questions of International Law (QIL), Zoom-in, Vol. 26, pp. 5-15, 2016
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 May 2016
Harro van Asselt
Stockholm Environment Institute
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Climate Change, Paris Agreement, Compliance

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Stretching Too Far? Developing Countries and the Role of Flexibility Mechanisms Beyond Kyoto

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 13 Mar 2011
Harro van Asselt and Joyeeta Gupta
Stockholm Environment Institute and Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM)
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climate change, developing countries, emissions trading, flexibility mechanisms, Kyoto Protocol

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Interlinkages between Climate Change, Ozone Depletion, and Air Pollution: The International Legal Framework

Forthcoming in: Daniel A. Farber and Marjan Peeters, Encyclopedia of Climate Law (Edward Elgar, 2016)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Aug 2015
Harro van Asselt
Stockholm Environment Institute
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Air pollution; Arctic Council; Climate and Clean Air Coalition; Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution; International Maritime Organization; Montreal Protocol; Ozone depletion; Short-lived climate pollutants

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Governing the Transition Away from Fossil Fuels: The Role of International Institutions

Stockholm Environment Institute Working Paper No. 2014-07
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Nov 2014
Harro van Asselt
Stockholm Environment Institute
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fossil fuels; climate change; UNFCC; WTO; fossil fuel subsidies

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Transparency of Action and Support under the Paris Agreement

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Oct 2016
Stockholm Environment Institute, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Centre of Studies on Sustainable Development, Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and International Institute for Environment and Development
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Climate Change, Climate Finance, Paris Agreement, Transparency, UNFCCC

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Differentiation Under the CDM: Options and Challenges

IMPLEMENTING THE CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM: LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES, M. Mehling, A. Merrill, K. Upston-Hooper, eds., Berlin: Lexxion, 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jul 2010
Harro van Asselt, Constanze Haug, Stefan Bakker and Joyeeta Gupta
Stockholm Environment Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM)
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CDM, Clean Development Mechanism, climate policy, climate law

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Connect the Dots: Managing the Fragmentation of Global Climate Governance

Earth System Governance Working Paper, No.25. Lund and Amsterdam: Earth System Governance Project.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Sep 2012
Harro van Asselt and Fariborz Zelli
Stockholm Environment Institute and University of East Anglia (UEA) - Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
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climate change, UNFCCC, fragmentation, regime complex, trade, emissions trading

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Fossil Fuel Subsidies and the Global Climate Regime

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Harro van Asselt, Laura Merrill and Kati Kulovesi
Stockholm Environment Institute, International Institute for Sustainable Development and University of Eastern Finland - Law Department
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fossil fuel subsidies, UNFCCC, energy subsidies, climate change, Paris Agreement

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The Institutional Complex for REDD : A ‘Benevolent Jigsaw’?

Forthcoming in: Christina Voigt (ed.) ‘Research Handbook on REDD+ and International Law’ (Edward Elgar)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Harro van Asselt and Constance L McDermott
Stockholm Environment Institute and University of Oxford - Environmental Change Institute (ECI)
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REDD, biodiversity, human rights, international environmental law, forests, climate change

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Copenhagen Chaos? Post-2012 Climate Change Policy and International Law

Amsterdam Law Forum, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 9-16, 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2011
Harro van Asselt
Stockholm Environment Institute
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Climate change

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REDD and Biodiversity

Forthcoming in: Jona Razzaque and Elisa Morgera (eds.), Encyclopedia of Environmental Law: Biodiversity and Nature Protection Law (Edward Elgar, 2016)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2015
Harro van Asselt
Stockholm Environment Institute
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Climate change, Deforestation, forest biodiversity, REDD, regime interaction, UNFCCC

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Tackling Fossil Fuel Subsidies Through International Trade Agreements: Taking Stock, Looking Forward

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2018
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Mar 2018
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Stockholm Environment Institute, Columbia University, International Institute for Sustainable Development and International Institute for Sustainable Development
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World Trade Organization, Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, Energy Subsidies, Climate Change, Sustainable Development

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Global Climate Change and the Fragmentation of International Law

Law & Policy, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 423-449, October 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Oct 2008
Harro van Asselt, Francesco Sindico and Michael A. Mehling
Stockholm Environment Institute, University of Strathclyde - School of Law and MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR)
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The Fragmentation of Global Governance Architectures: A Framework for Analysis

Posted: 13 Feb 2010
VU University Amsterdam - Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), VU University Amsterdam, Stockholm Environment Institute and University of East Anglia (UEA) - Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research

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global governance, climate change, institutions, post-Kyoto

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European Emissions Trading and the International Competitiveness of Energy-Intensive Industries: A Legal and Political Evaluation of Possible Supporting Measures

Energy Policy, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 497-506
Posted: 09 Mar 2009
Harro van Asselt and Frank Biermann
Stockholm Environment Institute and VU University Amsterdam - Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM)

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Climate governance , European emissions trading ,Trade and climate policy

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Greener Public Purchasing: Opportunities for Climate-Friendly Government Procurement under WTO and EU Rules

Climate Policy Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 217-229, 2006
Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Stockholm Environment Institute, VU University Amsterdam and Vrije University IVM

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Climate policy, Government procurement, World Trade Organization