HARRO VAN ASSELT

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Professor of Climate Law and Policy


Harro van Asselt, PhD (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, cum laude), is Professor of Climate Law and Policy with the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) Law School, Visiting Research Fellow with the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University, and Affiliated Researcher with the Stockholm Environment Institute. He has over 15 years of research experience, and is an expert on interactions between international climate change governance and other fields of international governance. Before joining UEF, Harro worked at the Stockholm Environment Institute, the Environmental Change Institute of the University of Oxford, and the Institute for Environmental Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He is the author of The Fragmentation of Global Climate Governance (Edward Elgar, 2014), co-editor of Governing Climate Change and The Politics of Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Their Reform (both Cambridge University Press, 2018), and he has more than 80 publications in peer-reviewed academic journals and books. He is Editor of the Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law (RECIEL), and sits on the Editorial Board of Carbon & Climate Law Review, Earth System Governance, Global Environmental Politics, and International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics.

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Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Law School

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harro.vanasselt@uef.fi

Phone

+358 50 349 6934

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Harro van Asselt is Co-Director of the Master’s Degree Programme in Environmental Policy and Law. He also coordinates the postgraduate course on Climate Change Law and Policy.

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