Refining Reflexive Environmental Law by Nature and Nurture: Autonomy, Accountability, and Adjustability 

Reflexive environmental law (REL) facilitates exploration of how legal frameworks foster the capacity for private companies to engage in reflexivity. This reflexivity aids in avoiding entrenchment and promotes learning and self-organization to tackle intricate sustainability issues. To date, REL theory has overlooked conventional command-and-control regulations within the realm of REL, constraining its ability to comprehend … Continued

Consumers and the green transition between saying and doing: promising consumer empowerment while restricting consumers´choices is dangerous 

On the 19th December, our Coordinator, Professor Lucila de Almeida, along with Professor Fabrizio Esposito published an engaging article on the Yearbook of European Law, entitled “Consumers and the green transition between saying and doing: promising consumer empowerment while restricting consumers’ choices is dangerous”. The article is available online and the abstract can be read … Continued

Chapter 7. Sustainable biofuels and gaseous biomass fuels from biowaste in the EU transport sector

Chapter 7 of the edited book ‘Law in the EU’s Circular Energy System: Biofuel, Biowaste and Biogas‘ was written by Piero Carlo dos Reis [1], Phillip Lugmayr, and Benjamin Gomado. Within Part II of the book, it addresses ‘Sustainable biofuels and gaseous biomass fuels from biowaste in the EU transport sector’. Read the Abstract below: … Continued