Stephen Minas is associate professor at the School of Transnational Law, Peking University and senior research fellow at the Transnational Law Institute, King’s College London, where he completed a PhD in law. Stephen has published and taught widely in the areas of international, European Union, climate change and energy law, and has consulted for and collaborated with a variety of international and research organisations on these topics. Previously, Stephen worked as an adviser in the office of the Victorian premier and for members of the Australian parliament.
Crossing the carbon border
International trade is skewed in favour of exporters who pay less for carbon emissions. The EU wants to change that.
Glasgow delivered, but what, exactly?
Not a miracle, certainly. But hard and messy negotiations secured a commitment to bring the temperature down.
China’s climate pivot could reshape the economic future
Many of the same arguments persist as international climate negotiations enter a fourth decade. But actions matter.
The Belt and Road, and the pandemic detour
An important book illustrates the different hopes and dreams of partners to Beijing’s big infrastructure drive.
She won’t be right with “Australian-style” Brexit
If a no-deal option with the EU is so enviable, why is Australia cutting a deal right now?