ClientEarth Conversation Series
Make Change Happen
In this Conversation Series postgraduate research student David McKeown talked to James Thornton, CEO of ClientEarth and an Honorary Professor of Law at the Law School, about COP26, environmental activism - and why the whole spectrum of law is needed to address the interconnected consequences of climate change.
LLM Environment, Sustainability and Business
Discover how our new LLM presents an exciting opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the role of business in sustainable development – and what is needed to underpin success for socially responsible companies.
MRes Sustainable Futures
A one-year, interdisciplinary Masters degree followed by three years doctoral training, into research which can address the pressing social issues of sustainability. This is achievable if a student is awarded ESRC funding .
Hope, Students and Climate Activism
The first interview in the series covers the positive role law graduates will be able to play in creating the frameworks needed to address diverse challenges of climate change. See the trailer. Watch the interview. Read the blog.
A Crisis, Coal and Corporate Law
We are facing a climate crisis. In this interview the lack of progress on reducing emissions is explored, whilst a big shift on coal in China offers hope as we go into COP26. See the trailer. Watch the interview. Read the blog.
Biodiversity, Big Cycles and Human Rights
The focus of this conversation is on biodiversity - critters, compost and 'wholism' - exploring how human rights law can protect those best positioned to be the stewards of nature. See the trailer. Watch the interview. Read the blog.
Moving Money, Banks and Lawsuits
The role environmental NGOs play in speeding up actions and moving money in the right direction is the focus of this piece - with examples of how being unafraid to take on the big guns could reap the desired rewards.See the trailer. Watch the interview. Read the blog