The Environment, Science & Technology issue area examines the intersections between international law and a wide array of contemporary issues involving scientific advancement and technological developments such as internet governance, cyber security, privacy and data encryption, and the protection of intellectual property rights. This program area also includes global environmental issues and challenges involving the Law of the Sea, climate change, and natural disasters.
David P. Fidler
March 20, 2013
David P. Fidler
February 07, 2013
P. Sean Morris
January 24, 2013
Gian Luca Burci
January 11, 2013
- The New WHO FCTC Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products - Challenges Ahead By Jonathan Liberman, ASIL Insights, December 14, 2012
- New Ways to Respond to Climate Change in the Arctic By Timo Koivurova, ASIL Insights, October 23, 2012.
- The UN Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development-What Happened By Tseming Yang, ASIL Insights, September 5, 2012.
- Regulating CO2 Emissions from Aviation in the EU By Joshua Meltzer, ASIL Insights, August 31, 2012
- Recent Developments and Revelations Concerning Cybersecurity and Cyberspace: Implications for International Law By David P. Fidler, ASIL Insights, June 20, 2012
- The Internet, Human Rights, and U.S. Foreign Policy: The Global Online Freedom Act of 2012 By David P. Fidler, ASIL Insights, May 24, 2012
- Risky Research and Human Health: The Influenza H5N1 Research Controversy and International Law By David P. Fidler, ASIL Insights, January 19, 2012
- The Durban Package and the Goals of Pacific Small Island Developing States By Chris Wold, ASIL Insights, January 6, 2012
- International Law and the Future of Cyberspace: The Obama Administration’s International Strategy for Cyberspace By David P. Fidler, ASIL Insights, June 8, 2011
- International Law and the E. coli Outbreaks in Europe By David P. Fidler, ASIL Insights, June 6, 2011
- The Google Book Settlement and International Intellectual Property Law By Daniel Gervais, ASIL Insights, April 11, 2011
- Advisory Opinion of the Seabed Disputes Chamber of International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on “Responsibilities and Obligations of States Sponsoring Persons and Entities With Respect To Activities in the Area” By David Freestone, ASIL Insights, March 9, 2011
- The Cancún Climate Conference By Cesare Romano and Elizabeth Burleson, ASIL Insights, January 21, 2011.
- The Copenhagen Climate Change Accord By Daniel Bodansky, ASIL Insights, February 16, 2010.
- Incorporating the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement into Domestic Law: Issues and Challenges By Walter Kälin, Rhodri C. Williams, Khalid Koser and Andrew Solomon, eds., Studies in Transnational Legal Policy, 2010.
- Who’s Going to Copenhagen?: The Rise of Civil Society in International Treaty-Making By Anna Spain , ASIL Insights, December 11, 2009.
- State of Play: Changing Climate at Copenhagen By Cymie R. Payne, ASIL Insights, December 8, 2009.
- Chinese Import Restrictions on Publications and Entertainment Products Found to be WTO Inconsistent By Brendan McGivern, ASIL Insights, October 27, 2009.
- The Swine Flu Outbreak and International Law By David P. Fidler, ASIL Insights, April 27, 2009.
- WTO Panel Report on Consistency of Chinese Intellectual Property Standards By James Mendenhall, ASIL Insights, April 3, 2009.
- International Law Commission Adopts Draft Articles of a Transboundary Aquifers Convention By Kerstin Mechlem, ASIL Insights, August 27, 2008.
- The Bali Climate Change Conference By Elizabeth Burleson, ASIL Insights, March 18, 2008.
- Canadian-made Drugs for Rwanda: The First Application of the WTO Waiver on Patents and Medicines By Holger P. Hestermeyer, ASIL Insights, December 10, 2007.
- Indonesia's Decision to Withhold Influenza Virus Samples from the World Health Organization: Implications for International Law, David P. Fidler, ASIL Insights, February 27, 2007.
- Argentina-Uruguay Environmental Border Dispute Before the World Court By Pieter H.F. Bekker, ASIL Insights, May 16, 2006.
- Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change/First Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol By Kevin R. Gray, ASIL Insights, April 3, 2006.
- The Continuing Global Spread of Avian Influenza A (H5N1) and Its Implications for International Law By David P. Fidler, ASIL Insights, November 7, 2005
Events, Seminars, Conferences
- Rights-Based Responses to Climate Change Induced Displacement (January 11, 2010)
- Grotius Lecture: Focusing on the Good or the Bad: What Can International Environmental Law Do to Accelerate the Transition Towards A Green Economy?, ASIL 103rd Annual Meeting: International Law as Law (March 25, 2009)
- Responsibility to Protect in Environmental Emergencies, ASIL 103rd Annual Meeting: International Law as Law (March 26, 2009)
- The United States and the Post-Kyoto Climate Change Treaty , ASIL 103rd Annual Meeting: International Law as Law (March 26, 2009)
- Arctic Boundaries and Climate Change: The Changing Concept of Space and Place in the Arctic and the Ensuing Battle of the International Community to Lay Claim (March 17, 2009)
- Climate Change and Trade: WTO Rules and Jurisprudence on Process and Production Methods (April 09, 2008)
- How Will Climate Change and Conflict Impact Each Other (November 28, 2007)
- Private Sector Food Standards: A Roundtable Discussion (November 13, 2007)
- The World Food Law Symposium: Food Standards and The Global Food Trade (October 16, 2007)
- The Role of Standards in the Global Food Trade (September 24, 2007)
- Significant Developments Regarding the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (June 26, 2007)