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Tue, October 03, 2017

18:00 pm – 19:00

Via Bolognese, 120
50139 Firenze, Italia

A Dialogue with Joanne Scott, European University Institute.

Joanne Scott will examine the Paris Climate Change Agreement, looking at its content, architecture and legal nature. She will consider the options faced by President Trump in relation to this agreement including withdrawal, ratcheting down the level of ambition in the U.S. ‘nationally determined contribution’ and renegotiation. She will also highlight the possible emergence of ‘climate change unilateralism’.

LPD – EU in Focus: What is the EU? Why Does it Matter?

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Joanne Scott


Joanne Scott is Professor of European Law at the European University Institute in Florence. She is currently on leave from University College London. She has taught regularly in the United States as a visiting professor at Columbia and Harvard Law Schools. Her interests include EU law, especially EU environmental law and governance, and WTO law.