Videos and presentations Training Seminar on Environmental Law: “The European Union Law facing climate change emergency”

Tuesday, June 2, the Training Seminar on EU Environmental Law began: “The European Union Law facing climate change emergency” organized by the Jean Monnet Chair in EU Environmental Law, with the collaboration of Oficina Catalana de Canvi Climàtic of the Department of Territory and Sustainability of the Generalitat de Catalunya and Clínica Jurídica ambiental of the “right to law” program of the Faculty of law of the University of Barcelona.
 
In this post we will post the videos and the presentations of the sessions that have been carried out.

PROGRAM AND PRESENTATIONS

June 2, 2020, 15:15-17:30

15:15: “Opening of the seminar”

Mercé Rius, General Director of Qualitat Ambiental i Canvi Climàtic (Generalitat de Catalunya), and Mar Campins, Professor of Public International Law and holder of the Jean Monnet Chair in EU Environmental Law, Universitat de Barcelona

15:30: “The new objectives and commitments of the Paris Agreement 2015 (towards COP 26)”

Rosa María Fernández, contracted professor, doctor, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Presentation: Rosa Maria Fernández. The new objectives and commitments of the Paris Agreement 2015

16:00: “The contribution of the EU to the climate change regime”

Rosa Giles, Professor of Public International Law, Universidad de Huelva

Presentation: Rosa Giles. The contribution of the EU to the climate change regime

16:30: “The role of sub-state entities in the international climate change regime”

Salvador Samitier, Director of Oficina Catalana de Canvi Climàtic

Presentation: Salvador Samitier. The role of sub-state entities in the international climate change regime

17:00: Debate

June 4, 2020, 15:30-17:30

15:30: “The impacts of climate change in Catalonia”

Jordi Cunillera, Head of the Unitat de Canvi Climàtic, Servei Meterològic de Catalunya

Presentation: Jordi Cunillera. The impacts of climate change in Catalonia

16:00: “Mitigation in territorial and urban planning”

José F. Alenza, Professor of Administrative Law, Universidad Navarra

Presentation: José F. Alenza. Mitigation in territorial and urban planning

16:30: “Adaptation in territorial and urban planning”

Josep Mª Aguirre, Professor of Administrative Law at the Universitat de Girona and member of the Comissió Territorial d’Urbanisme de Girona

Presentation: Josep Mª Aguirre. Adaptation in territorial and urban planning

17:00: Debate

June 9, 2020, 15:30-17:30

15:30: “Regulation of renewable energies in the EU”

Inmaculada Revuelta, Professor of Administrative Law, Universidad de Valencia

Presentation: Inmaculada Revuelta. Regulation of renewable energies in the EU

16:00: “The bill on climate change and energy transition in Spain”

Joan Herrera, ex Director of the Instituto para la Diversificación y Ahorro de la Energía

Presentation: Joan Herrera. The bill on climate change and energy transition in Spain

16:30: “Renewable energies in Catalonia”

Manel Torrent, Director of the Institut Català d’Energia

Presentation: Manel Torrent. Renewable energies in Catalonia

17:00: Debate

June 11, 2020, 15:30-17:30

15:30: “Right to the city and renewable energy”

Roberto Galán, Professor of Administrative Law, Universidad de Sevilla

Presentation: Roberto Galán. Right to the city and renewable energy

16:00: “Human Rights, environmental justice and climate change”

Susana Borràs, Associate Professor of Public International Law, Universidad Rovira i Virgili

Presentation: Susana Borràs. Human Rights, environmental justice and climate change

16:30: “Climate litigation”

Alex Peñalver, Professor of Administrative Law and Coordinator of the Clínica jurídica ambiental, Universitat de Barcelona

Presentation: Alex Peñalver. Climate litigation

17:00: Debate