Climate Change Law in the Asia-Pacific

September 13, 2019
The Ida and Sproul Rooms, International House, University of California at Berkeley

Co-sponsored by the Center for Law, Energy & Environment, the Sho Sato Program in Japanese and U.S. Law, and the Korea Law Center


The Conference seeks to explore the hard questions of climate change law in the Asia-Pacific region through discussing the problems of the state of the art in each jurisdiction to find steps that we can take to advance the efficacy of climate change law.

Topics to be discussed include a wide range of climate change law and policy issues: the achievements and the problems of energy transition law and policy; constitutional and legal resources to enhance climate change response scheme based on human rights theories; and the climate change adaptation scheme in the Asia-Pacific countries.