ACCEL is the leading centre for climate and environmental law teaching and research in Australia.  It is also one of the leading centres in the world for interdisciplinary research, education and public engagement in the areas of climate and environmental law. Our researchers have outstanding international and domestic reputations, as well as strong connections with eminent scholars at international institutions.  The Centre also has enduring links with leading members of the legal profession, including the judiciary, who contribute to the teaching and seminar programs and, at times, research activities.

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  • The Trump Administration and the Future of US Environmental Law

    4 April 2017
    Professor Robert L Glicksman, George Washington University Law School
    What has happened to the bipartisan consensus on the importance of protecting public health and the environment with environmental law in the United States? P Robert L Glicksman from the George Washington University Law School, updates us on what is happening in the US. Register now

  • ACCEL is pleased to announce a new publication by Dr Kate Owens: Environmental Water Markets and Regulation: A comparative legal approach

    River systems around the world are degraded and are being used unsustainably. Meeting this challenge requires the development of flexible regimes that have the potential to meet essential consumptive needs while restoring environmental flows. Dr Kate Owens focuses on how water trading frameworks can be repurposed for environmental water recovery and aims to conceptualise the most appropriate role for law in supporting recovery through these frameworks.