Zoom seminar: Climate Litigation
A most topical theme nowadays is the increasing role of climate litigation, and most recently the implications, relevance and wisdom of the Dutch Urgenda and Shell cases on Civil Climate Liability. We hope to shed light on this theme in this zoom seminar.
Speaker: Josephine van Zeben
Title of paper: TBA
Comments by Henrik Lando.
About the speakers:
Josephine van Zeben (www.wur.nl)
"Josephine van Zeben is Professor and Chair of the LAW group at Wageningen University (WUR, the Netherlands). She has also been a lecturer at the ETH Zürich teaching Environmental Regulation: Law and Policy since 2012. Before joining WUR, van Zeben was Fellow in Public and EU Law (associate professor equivalent) at Worcester College, University of Oxford (2014-2019). She holds a PhD in Law and Economics (cum laude) from the University of Amsterdam, and LLM degrees from Harvard University and the University of Amsterdam (European Private Law), an LLB in Scots Law from the University of Edinburgh and a BA in Social Sciences from University College Utrecht, Utrecht University."
Henrik Lando (www.cbs.dk)
"Henrik Lando works within law and economics which applies economic theory (including game theory) to the law. Henrik's main topics are contracts, contract law, tort law, criminal law, rules of evidence, environmental regulation, and the theory of the firm in light of contract theory."