Benoit Mayer

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

Assistant Professor

6/F, Lee Shau Kee Building

Shatin, New Territories

Hong Kong

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Scholarly Papers (49)

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Case C-366/10, Air Transport Association of America and Others v. Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, with annotation by B. Mayer

Common Market Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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air law, environmental law, emission trading scheme, air carriers, territorial jurisdiction

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The International Legal Challenges of Climate-Induced Migration: Proposal for an International Legal Framework

Colorado Journal of International Environmental Law and Policy, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2011
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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migration, displacement, climate, climate change, relocation, refugee, climate refugee, environmental refugee, migrant, climate migrant, environmental migrant

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‘Environmental Refugees’?: A Critical Perspective on the Normative Discourse

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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climate migration, climate refugee, governance, law, maximalist, skeptical, minimalist, alarmist, proposal, category, analogy, rationale, protection

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The International Legal Protection of Climate (or Environmental) Migrants at the Crossroads: Fraternity, Responsibility and Sustainability

(2012) 56 Supreme Court Law Review [Canada] 723, in Michel Morin et al., Responsibility, Fraternity and Sustainability in Law: In Memory of the Honourable Charles Doherty Gonthier (Markham, ON: LexisNexis Canada, 2012) 723.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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fraternity, responsibility, sustainability, solidarity, security, human security, tort responsibility, climate migrants, climate migration, legal framework, global warming, international community, protocol, convention, international law

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State Responsibility and Climate Change Governance: A Light Through the Storm

13 Chinese Journal of International Law (2014)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Sep 2014
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Climate change, state responsibility, internationally wrongful act, loss and damage associated with climate change impacts, common but differentiated responsibilities.

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The Relevance of the No-Harm Principle to Climate Change Law and Politics

(2016) 19 Asia-Pacific Journal of Environmental Law 79-104.
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Feb 2017
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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No-harm principle, climate change, state responsibility, international environmental law

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Human Rights in the Paris Agreement

(2016) 6 Climate Law 109-117
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Feb 2017
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Paris Agreement, Human Rights, Climate Change

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Judicial Review of Human Rights Impacts of Hydroelectric Projects

4th International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environment, Bangkok, Thailand, November 23-25, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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hydroelectric project, dam, human rights, litigation

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Environmental Migration in Asia-Pacific Regions: Could We Hang Out Sometime?

Asian Journal of International Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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environmentally induced migration, climate migration, climate refugees, Asia and the Pacific region, Asian values, regionalism, third world approaches to international law, TWAIL

Constructing 'Climate Migration' as a Global Governance Issue: Essential Flaws in the Contemporary Literature

9(1) McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy (2013), 87-117
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Sep 2014
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Climate migration, Governance, International Law.

Constructing 'Climate Migration' as a Global Governance Issue: Essential Flaws in the Contemporary Literature

McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law & Policy, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2015
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Conceiving the Rationale for International Climate Law

130(3) Climatic Change 371-382, NUS Law Working Paper No. 2014/003
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 May 2014 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2015
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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climate law, rationale, ethics, international relations, complex interdependence, state interests

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Public Interest Environmental Litigation Under China's Environmental Protection Law

(2017) 1:2 Chinese Journal of Environmental Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017-26
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Dec 2017
Qing Zhang and Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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China, Public Interest Environmental Litigation, Environmental Protection Law, Civil Procedure Law, NGOs, Courts

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Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration and the Law (Introduction)

Edward Elgar publishing, Research Handbooks on Climate Law series, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 May 2017
Benoit Mayer and François Crépeau
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and McGill University - Faculty of Law: Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law
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climate change, migration, law

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Book Review: Alexander Betts (ed.), Global Migration Governance, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011

International Journal of Refugee Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Governing International Climate Change-Induced Migration: The Chaos and the Dancing Star

8th Napsipag International Conference, December 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Nov 2011
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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environmental migration, governance

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Universalism v. Magic Circles: Human Rights’ Outsiders

CRITICAL INTERNATIONAL LAW: POST-REALISM, POST COLONIALISM AND TRASNATIONALISM, Prabhakar Singh, Vik Kanwar, eds., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Less-than-Full Reparation in International Law

Indian Journal of International Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 May 2017
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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reparation, international law, full reparation, less-than-full reparation, adequate reparation

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Chapter One: The Concept of Climate Migration: Advocacy and Its Prospects (Introduction)

Edward Elgar publishing, Elgar Studies in Climate Law series, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 May 2017
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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climate change, migration, law, advocacy

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'Environmental Migration' as Advocacy: Is it Going to Work?

29:2 Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees (2014), 27-41
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Sep 2014
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Climate migration, advocacy, norm entrepreneurship, political arguments.

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Governing International Climate Change-Induced Migration

in Marianne Elliott (ed.), Climate Change, Migration and Human Security in Southeast Asia (Singapore: Nanyang Technical University Press, Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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environmental migration, Southeast Asia, governance

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The Applicability of the Principle of Prevention to Climate Change: A Response to Zahar

(2015) 5(1-2) Climate Law
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Jul 2015
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Principle of prevention, climate change, International Law Association

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The Rights of Mongolia's Internal Migrants Under International Law: Climatic, Domestic and Commercial Responsibilities

7(1) Journal of East Asian and International Law (2014), pp. 197-220.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Sep 2014
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Mongolia, Migration, Narratives, Climate Change, Development, Geopolitics, Environment, Human Rights.

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National Fossil Fuel Companies and Climate Change Mitigation under International Law

44 Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce 1, 55 (2016)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Benoit Mayer and Mikko Rajavuori
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and University of Eastern Finland - Department of Law
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international law, climate policy, state ownership, climate change, mitigation, national oil company

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Obligations of Conduct in the International Law on Climate Change: A Defence

Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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climate change, Paris Agreement, obligation of conduct, article 4.2, Nationally determined contributions

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Sustainable Development Law on Environmental Migration: The Story of an Obelisk, a Bag of Marbles, and a Tapestry

Environmental Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 2, p. 111, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 May 2012
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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environmental migration, climate refugees, sustainable development law

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Development is No Excuse for Human Rights Abuses: Framing the Responsibility of International Development Agencies

5:2 Trade, Law and Development (2014), 286-343
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Sep 2014
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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International development agency, multilateral development bank, accountability, responsibility, human rights violations.

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Construing International Climate Change Law as a Compliance Regime

Transnational Environmental Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 May 2017
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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climate change, general international law, lex specialis, compliance, fragmentation, Paris Agreement.

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Environmental Migration: Prospects for a Regional Governance in the Asia-Pacific Region

16(1) Asia-Pacific Journal of Environmental Law (2013), 77-103.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Sep 2014
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Climate change, migration, Asia-Pacific.

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Climate Change Reparations and the Law and Practice of State Responsibility

(2016) 7 Asian Journal of International Law 185-216
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 May 2017
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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state responsibility, climate change, reparation, compensation

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State Ownership and Climate Change Mitigation: Overcoming the Carbon Curse?

Climate and Carbon Law Review (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Jun 2017
Benoit Mayer and Mikko Rajavuori
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and University of Eastern Finland - Department of Law
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Climate Change Mitigation, Non-Market Approaches, State Ownership, Divestment

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Turning the Page of 'Environmental Refugees': Critique of an Individualist and Homogenous Approach of Environmentally-Induced Migration

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2011
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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migrants climatiques, réfugiés climatiques, définitions

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Climate Impact Assessment as an Emerging Obligation Under Customary International Law

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018-16
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Oct 2018
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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climate impact assessment, environmental assessment, climate change mitigation, customary international law, greenhouse gas emissions, comparative law

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Whose 'Loss and Damage'? Promoting the Agency of Beneficiary States

(2014) 4 Climate Law 267-300
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2015
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Loss and damage, climate finance, compensation, responsibility, state sovereignty

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International Law Obligations Arising in Relation to Nationally Determined Contributions

Transnational Environmental Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Climate change; Paris Agreement; Nationally determined contributions; Unilateral declarations of states capable of creating legal obligations

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State of the Netherlands vs Urgenda Foundation, Ruling of the Court of Appeal of the Hague (9 October 2018)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018-16
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Dec 2018
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Urgenda, climate change, human rights, no-harm principle

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The Arbitrary Project of Protecting ‘Environmental Migrants’

Robert McLeman, Jeanette Schade and Thomas Faist (eds.), Environmental Migration and Social Inequalities (Springer, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Environmental migration, arbitrary concept, political argument, international governance of migration, norm entrepreneurship

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Climate Migration and the Politics of Causal Attribution: A Case Study in Mongolia

(2015) Migration and Development
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Jul 2015
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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climate change, migration, development, Mongolia

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Governing Environmentally-Related Migration in Bangladesh: Responsibilities, Security and the Causality Problem

22(2) Asian and Pacific Migration Journal (2013), 177-198
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Sep 2014
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law, VU University Amsterdam, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Sciences Po and South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies
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Environmental Migration, governance, multicausality, security, Bangladesh

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Migration in the UNFCCC Workstream on ‘Loss and Damage’: An Assessment of Alternative Framings and Conceivable Responses

Transnational Environmental Law, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Feb 2017
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Climate change; migration; loss and damage; Warsaw International Mechanism on Loss and Damage; UNFCCC workstream on loss and damage; Paris Agreement.

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Introduction to the Special Issue: Legal Aspects of the 1.5°C Target

(2018) 12(1) Carbon and Climate Law Review
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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climate change, 1.5C, Paris Agreement

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Climate Change and International Law in the Grim Days

24:3 European Journal of International Law (2013), 947-970
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2015
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Climate change, international law, adaptation, mitigation, human rights, migration, poverty eradication

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Climate Change Mitigation in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

7(2-3) Climate Law (2017), The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017-10
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 May 2017
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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China; Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; ‘one country, two systems’ principle; Climate Action Plan 2030 ; regionally determined climate change mitigation

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Book review: Thomas N. Maloney and Kim Korinek (Eds.), Migration in the 21st Century – Rights, Outcomes, and Policy, Routledge, London and New York, 2011

International Journal of Refugee Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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The Critical Functions of Scholarship in Climate Law

(2018) 8:3-4 Climate Law 151-160
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Nov 2018
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Environmental Assessments in the Context of Climate Change: The Role of the UN Economic Commission for Europe

Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Nov 2018
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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The Place of Customary Norms in Climate Law: A Reply to Zahar

(2018) 8:3-4 Climate Law 261-278
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Nov 2018
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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The Concept of Climate Migration: Advocacy and Its Prospect

Elgar Studies in Climate Law (Edward Elgar), Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Feb 2017
Benoit Mayer
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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climate migration; climate change; climate refugees; climate displacement; migration; refugee; internally-displaced persons

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The World Bank's Inspection Panel: A Tool for Accountability?

6 World Bank Legal Review (2014)
Posted: 16 Sep 2014
Yvonne Wong and Benoit Mayer
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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World bank, Inspection panel, accountability mechanism, accountability.