Harro van Asselt

University of Eastern Finland - School of Law

Professor of Climate Law and Policy

Joensuu

Finland

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Scholarly Papers (34)

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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law
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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law, 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
Global Center on Adaptation, University of Eastern Finland - School of Law, 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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law
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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law
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emissions trading, climate policy, EU ETS

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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, University of Eastern Finland - School of Law, 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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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law
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climate policy, UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol, Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate

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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law
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global climate governance, UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol, fragmentation

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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law, 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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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), University of Eastern Finland - School of Law, 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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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law
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Climate Change, Paris Agreement, Compliance

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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law, 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 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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law
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carbon markets, emissions trading, EU ETS, offsets, policy diffusion

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The Legal and Economic Case for an Auction Reserve Price in the EU Emissions Trading System

CESifo Working Paper No. 7903
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Oct 2019
Resources for the FutureVrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Tilburg University, Resources for the Future, University of Gothenburg - Department of Law, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Groningen - Faculty of Law, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, University of Eastern Finland - School of Law and University of Eastern Finland - Law Department
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emissions trading, auction reserve price, carbon tax, price floor, EU law

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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law
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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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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law and Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM)
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climate change, developing countries, emissions trading, flexibility mechanisms, Kyoto Protocol

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Climate Ambition and Sustainable Development for a New Decade: A Catalytic Framework

Global Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Dec 2020
Global Center on Adaptation, York University, University of Eastern Finland - School of Law, Fundación Avina, University of São Paulo (USP), University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment & Energy, University of Melbourne, Stockholm University, Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals - IBEI, WaterNow Alliance, VU University Amsterdam - Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), University of Guyana, African Research & Impact Network (ARIN), McGill University - Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL), Mission 2020, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ (Leipzig), Yale-NUS College, University of Maryland, United Nations Foundation, EarthLanka, World Benchmarking Alliance, Utrecht University, New York University (NYU) - Guarini Center on Environmental and Land Use Law, The University of the West Indies and TERI School of Advanced Studies
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Climate Action, Global Governance, UNFCCC, Paris Agreement, Orchestration, Transnational Actors

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Transparency of Action and Support under the Paris Agreement

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Oct 2016
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law, 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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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law
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fossil fuels; climate change; UNFCC; WTO; fossil fuel subsidies

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The Prospects of Trade and Climate Disputes before the WTO

In: Ivano Alogna, Christine Bakker and Jean Pierre Gauci (Eds.), Climate Change Litigation: Global Perspectives. Leiden: Brill, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Aug 2020
Harro van Asselt
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law
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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law, 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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Border Carbon Adjustments in a Post-Paris World: Same Old, Same Old, but Different?

In: Daniel Esty and Susan Biniaz (Eds.), Cool Heads in a Warming World: How Trade Policy Can Help Fight Climate Change. New Haven, CT: Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy, 2020
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Jun 2020
Harro van Asselt and Michael A. Mehling
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law and MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR)
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climate change, trade, Paris Agreement, border carbon adjustments, WTO, carbon leakage

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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law 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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law, 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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law 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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law
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Climate change

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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, University of Eastern Finland - School of Law, 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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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law
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Climate change, Deforestation, forest biodiversity, REDD, regime interaction, UNFCCC

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Three Decades of Learning-by-Doing: The Evolving Climate Change Mitigation Policy of the European Union

Stefan Weishaar et al. (eds.), Climate and Energy policies in the EU, China and Korea – transition, policy cooperation and linkage (Edward Elgar Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jun 2021
Kati Kulovesi and Harro van Asselt
University of Eastern Finland - Law Department and University of Eastern Finland - School of Law
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EU climate policy, climate change law,

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Article 13: Enhanced Transparency Framework for Action and Support

In: Van Calster, Geert & Leonie Reins (Eds.), A Commentary on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar (Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Jun 2020
Harro van Asselt and Kati Kulovesi
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law and University of Eastern Finland - Law Department
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Paris Agreement, UNFCCC, transparency

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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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law, 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, University of Eastern Finland - School of Law 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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law 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
University of Eastern Finland - School of Law, VU University Amsterdam and Vrije University IVM

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Climate policy, Government procurement, World Trade Organization