BSc in Environmental Science and Policy: Environmental Economics, University of Maryland – College Park (2009); MA in Globalisation and Development, University of Sheffield (2011)
Scope of Research
Looking at legal and governance challenges of carbon sequestration; Aim of my PhD is to examine two general influences, the relationship and interactions between science, policy and law, and the notion of ‘risk society’, and two general principles of international environmental law, which include the duty to act with ‘precaution’, and the obligation to undertake environmental impact assessments.
I am also looking at studying the similarities and differences between laws and legal systems of different regions (EU, China, North America), to attain a deeper knowledge of the impact of legal systems in practice. Furthermore, I also want to assess the extent, role and effectiveness of public reaction (i.e. awareness, acceptability, and participation) to various risks, in relation to the wider context of climate change in general, and the more specific context of CCS.
International Environmental Law; Regulation and Governance; Monitoring and Verification; Carbon Capture and Storage