A discussion on science-policy interfaces with Sir Robert Watson

I am honoured to announce that on May 29th, starting from 8am EDT, I will moderate a webinar with Professor Sir Robert (Bob) Watson CMG FRS on the role of science-policy interfaces in the areas of biodiversity and climate change. An atmospheric chemist by formation, Sir Bob Watson is rightly recognised as one of theContinue reading “A discussion on science-policy interfaces with Sir Robert Watson”

Opinion on the Global Policy journal’s website: global health governance in the age of COVID-19

At the beginning of last year, the Global Policy journal published a research article on ‘Gridlock, Innovation and Resilience in Global Health Governance‘, that I had co-authored with Ilona Kickbusch, Michaela Told, Kyle McNally and the late David Held. One of the arguments of the study was that our era of growing health risks andContinue reading “Opinion on the Global Policy journal’s website: global health governance in the age of COVID-19”

New publication discusses interface of resource inequality and global economic governance

A new, open access article I co-authored with Yixian Sun and Defne Gonenc is out in online first view for the journal International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics. The article, which will eventually be part of a Special Issue harnessing the first decade of Earth System Governance (ESG) scholarship on issues of access and allocation, reviewsContinue reading “New publication discusses interface of resource inequality and global economic governance”

New book chapter in ‘Achieving the SDGs through sustainable food systems’

It is now possible to buy the edited volume ‘Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Through Sustainable Food Systems‘, published by Springer Nature and edited by Riccardo Valentini, John Sievenpiper, Marta Antonelli and Katarzyna Dembska. Through an interdisciplinary and multi-stakeholder approach, this book tries to offer a comprehensive analysis of the main challenges in delivering sustainableContinue reading “New book chapter in ‘Achieving the SDGs through sustainable food systems’”

New book chapter: EU biodiversity law and its health impacts

In recent years, and with growing intensity since the adoption of the Paris Agreement, the concept of environmental health has emerged as a fundamental prism through which to analyse the complex interplay between global health and environmental law. Environmental risks, ranging from soil, water and air pollution to waste management and land use change, are nowContinue reading “New book chapter: EU biodiversity law and its health impacts”

Editor of the 2019 Youth Solutions Report

For the third (and unfortunately last) time, I had the privilege of serving as the editor of the 2019 Youth Solutions Report, the flagship publication of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network‘s global youth initiative (SDSN Youth). The Report, which identifies 50 innovations that are accelerating global progress on the achievement of the Sustainable DevelopmentContinue reading “Editor of the 2019 Youth Solutions Report”