Harro van Asselt

Harro van Asselt, PhD (VU University Amsterdam, cum laude), is a Professor of Climate Law and Policy with the University of Eastern Finland Law School, and a Senior Research Fellow with the Stockholm Environment Institute. He has 15 years of research experience, and is an expert on interactions between international climate change governance and other fields of international governance. Harro was a Marie Curie Fellow at the Environmental Change Institute of the University of Oxford (2010-2011), and a researcher at the Institute for Environmental Studies at the VU University Amsterdam (2002-2010).

He is the author of The Fragmentation of Global Climate Governance (Edward Elgar, 2014), and has published more than 70 book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed academic journals. He is Editor of the peer-reviewed journal Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law (RECIEL), Associate Editor of the Carbon & Climate Law Review (CCLR), and sits on the Editorial Board of International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics.

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Relevant publications

Asselt, H. van (2014). The Fragmentation of Global Climate Governance: Consequences and Management of Regime Interactions. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Jordan, A., D. Huitema, H. van Asselt, T. Rayner & F. Berkhout (Eds.) (2010).Climate Change Policy in the European Union: Confronting the Dilemmas of Mitigation and Adaptation? Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 284.

Asselt, H. van (2016). The Role of Non-State Actors in Reviewing Ambition, Implementation, and Compliance under the Paris Agreement. Climate Law6(1), 91-108.

Asselt, H. van & S. Bößner (2016). The Shape of Things to Come: Global Climate Governance after Paris. Carbon & Climate Law Review 10(1), 46-61.

Asselt, H. van (2015). Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Enhancing Flexibility in International Climate Change Law. Netherlands Yearbook of International Law 46, 255-286.

Jordan, A.J., D. Huitema, M. Hildén, H. van Asselt, T.J. Rayner, E.L. Boasson, J. Forster, J. Schoenefeld & J. Tosun (2015). The Emergence of Polycentric Climate Governance and Its Future Prospects. Nature Climate Change 5(11), 977-982.

Asselt, H. van (2012). Managing the Fragmentation of International Environmental Law: Forests at the Intersection of the Climate and Biodiversity Regimes. New York University Journal of International Law & Politics 44(4), 1205-1278.

Asselt, H. van (2016). The Design and Implementation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading. In: Carlarne, C., K. Gray, and R.G. Tarasofsky (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law. (pp. 332-356). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Chan, S., H. van Asselt, T. Hale, K.W. Abbott, M. Beisheim, M. Hoffmann, B. Guy, N. Höhne, A. Hsu, P. Pattberg, P. Pauw, C. Ramstein & O. Widerberg (2015). Reinvigorating International Climate Policy: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective Nonstate Action. Global Policy 6(4), 466-473.