Skip to main content
Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Paris Event: Climate Change and the Paris Agreement

18 November 2019

Time: 6:15 - 8:45pm
Venue: University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP), 9 Rue de Constantine, 75007 Paris, France

We are delighted to announce a joint seminar between the Energy Law Institute at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies in Paris and the University of London Institute in Paris.

This seminar will consider Climate Change and the impact of the Paris Agreement  2015 on climate mitigation.  The urgency of the IPCC Reports on climate change mandates fast and extensive action by all Member States. States submitted their Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement and this year's COP 25 in Spain under the Chilean government in December 2019 will consider their implementation. Climate crisis seems inevitable and the energy transition - a sector linked to emissions and security - seems to be slow. The move towards sustainable power generation requires significant long term investment. Ultimately climate change will require us all to fundamentally change how we live.


  • Andrea Bacher, Climate and Sustainability Consultant, Private Sector Representative of the Stakeholder Advisory Network on Climate Finance (Climate Investment Funds)
  • Norah Gallagher, Academic Director of the Energy Law Institute, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London
  • Edouard Morena, Lecturer in French and European Politics, University of London Institute in Paris
  • Paul Watkinson, current Chair of the subsidiary body for scientific and technological advice of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

There is no fee to attend

Please join us for networking drinks afterwards.

About the Energy Law Institute (ELI)

The ELI provides a focus for the development of energy and natural resources law, the training of energy lawyers through its specialist LLMs in Energy and Natural Resources Law programmes in Paris and London, and the promotion of a broader understanding of this important sector. James Dallas, Executive Director of the Institute, notes "Our aim is to provide a first class student experience; with world class teaching and a broad curriculum, anchored in the real world of the sector". Our teaching philosophy is “to blend academic and practitioner rigour”. We work with leading international law firms, energy companies and energy consultancies.

Please note that in registering for this event, your contact details may be used by CCLS to invite you to future events.

Photography, video and audio recording

Please note that CCLS events may be photographed or video and audio recorded. These materials will be used for internal and external promotional purposes only by Queen Mary University of London. If you object to appearing in the photographs, please let our photographer know on the day. Alternatively you can email the CCLS Events Team on in advance of the event that you are attending.

Back to top