Environmental Law

GreenLaw students debunk environmental ‘lawfare’ myth with landmark study

The Commonwealth’s power to use the ADF to provide civil aid during disasters and pandemics

During the January bushfires, the Prime Minister observed that using the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to provide aid was ‘testing the limits of constitutionally defined roles and responsibilities’. The ‘Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements’ was established to inquire into these limits.

ANU student-led project to advance climate justice

ANU Law professor appointed to bushfire Royal Commission

Focusing on a bright future in environmental law

ANU Law professors co-edit book analysing Law of the Sea from new horizons

Oral presentation - Ecologically sustainable development: Success in principle, failure in policy

Peter Burnett has been researching Australia’s national policies on Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD). He argues that although ESD has been a successful concept in public discourse and is capable of serving as an effective goal for environmental policy, it has been implemented poorly, resulting in policy that is neither well-directed nor properly measured. In his thesis oral presentation Peter will develop this argument through case studies that illustrate the application of economic, scientific and legal modes of thought to this complex topic.

Advancing energy sustainability by governance leadership in artificial photosynthesis

This workshop builds upon unique Australian interdisciplinary research and collaborations to develop novel approaches to governance leadership in the frontier renewable energy technology of artificial photosynthesis (making fuels, food and fertilizer from sunlight, water, atmospheric nitrogen and carbon dioxide).

Election 2016 – Don’t ask, don’t tell

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