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Lavanya Rajamani launches new edition of The Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law

A new edition of The Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law, edited by Prof Lavanya Rajamani, Yamani Fellow in Public International Law at St Peter’s, and Prof Jacqueline Peel of the University of Melbourne, was recently launched at a special event hosted by Melbourne Climate Futures

To celebrate the publication of The Handbook's second edition, Profs Rajamani and Peel hosted a virtual panel discussion, featuring leading international environmental lawyers from around the world on the topic: “International Environmental Law: Fit for Purpose?”. Speakers included Atina Schutz (Pacific Island Students Fighting Climate Change), Professor Philippe Sands (UCL), Professor Liz Fisher (Oxford), Cormac Cullinan (Director of Cullinan & Associates), Professor Margaret Young (Melbourne).

The Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law takes stock of the major developments in international environmental law, while exploring the field's core assumptions and concepts, basic analytical tools, and key challenges. It is intended to serve as an authoritative and indispensable overview of the field.

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Prof Lavanya Rajamani