Books and journal articles published by EJRU members since 2015.


Caddell, Richard (with Lydia Teh, Edward Allison, Elena Finkbeier, John Kittinger Katrina Nakamura and Yoshitaka Ota) (2019) “The Role of Human Rights in Implementing Socially Responsible Seafood” (2019) 14 PLOS One e0210241.

Grear, Anna (2019) Anthropocene “Time”? A reflection on temporalities in the ‘New Age of the Human’ In Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos (ed) Routledge Handbook of Law and Theory. London: Routledge.

Hughes, Hannah and Vadrot, A. B. M. 2019. Weighting the world: IPBES and the struggle over biocultural diversity. Global Environmental Politics 19(2), pp. 14-37. (10.1162/glep_a_00503)

Hughes, Hannah, Suiseeya, K. R. M. and Vadrot, A. B. M. 2019. Special section: Methodological innovation in the study of global environmental agreement making. Global Environmental Politics 19(2).

Kwek, D. H. B. 2019. Critique of imperial reason: Lessons from the Zhuangzi. Dao 18(3), pp. 411-433.

Petetin, Ludivine (2019) Managing novel food technologies and Member States’ interests: shifting more powers towards the Member States?. In: VarJu, M. ed. Between Compliance and Particularism: Member State Interests and European Union Law. Springer.

Pontin, B (2019) The Environmental Case for Brexit: A Socio-Legal Perspective (Oxford: Hart Publishing 2019)

Varvastian, Samvel (2019) ‘The Human Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment in Climate Change Litigation‘, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law & International Law (MPIL) Research Paper (19-09)

Varvastian, Samvel (2019) ‘The Revised EU Air Quality Policy and Public Health’, in Stefania Negri (ed) Environmental Health in International and EU Law: Current Challenges and Legal Responses. London: Routledge


Caddell, Richard (2018) ‘Precautionary Management and Emerging Fishing Opportunities: The International Regulation of New and Exploratory Fisheries’ 33 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 199-262.

Caddell, Richard (2018) ‘International Environmental Governance and the Final Frontier: The Protection of Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems in Deep-Sea Areas beyond National Jurisdiction’ 29 Yearbook of International Environmental Law. 

Engel, Anegret, Petetin, Ludivine (2018) International obligations and devolved powers – ploughing through competences and GM crops. Environmental Law Review 20, 16–31. 

Grear, Anna (2018) Human Rights and New Horizons? Thoughts toward a New Juridical Ontology. Science, Technology, & Human Values 43, 129–145.

Hughes, Hannah (2018) Environmental Security. In: Kutting, G. and Herman, K. eds. Global Environmental Politics: Concepts, Theories and Case Studies. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 66-82.

Kwek, Dorothy, H. B. and Robert Seyfert (2018) Affect Matters: Strolling through Heterological Ecologies. Public Culture 30, 35–59.  

Ben Pontin (2018) ‘A Room with a View: Exploring Modernisation in English Nuisance Law Hidden within the “Textbook Tradition”’ Legal Studies 38 (4), 627-644. 

Caer Smyth (2018) ‘Being Reasonable: How does rationality affect participatory environmental governance?’ in HT Anker and BE Olsen (eds), Sustainable Management of Natural Resources: Legal Instruments and Approaches. Intersentia.


Bell, Stuart, Donald McGillivray, Ole Pedersen, Emma Lees and Elen Stokes (2017) Environmental Law (9th edn). Oxford University Press.

Davis, KirstenAdelman, SamGrear, AnnaIorns Magellenes, CatherineKerns, Tom and Rajan, S Ravi (2017) ‘The Declaration on Human Rights and Climate Change: a new legal tool for global policy change’. Journal of Human Rights and the Environment 8:2.

Anna Grear, ‘Foregrounding Vulnerability: Materiality’s Porous Affectability as a Methodological Platform’ in A Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos and V Brookes (eds.) Handbook of Research Methods in Environmental Law. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Anna Grear, ‘Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Chthulucene’: Re-encountering Environmental Law and its ‘Subject’ with Haraway and New Materialism’ in L Kotze (ed.) Environmental Law and Governance for the Anthropocene. Oxford: Hart Publishing.

Hughes, Hannah and Matthew Paterson (2017) ‘Narrowing the climate field: The symbolic power of authors in the IPCC’s assessment of mitigation.’ Review of Policy Research.

Pereira, Ricardo  (2017) ‘Towards effective implementation of the EU environmental crime directive? The case of illegal waste management and trafficking offences.’ Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law 26.

Petetin, Ludivine (2017) ‘The Precautionary Principle and Non-Scientific Factors in Biotech Foods’ (2017) 8(1) European Journal of Risk Regulation106-111.

Petetin, Ludivine (2017) ‘Precaution and Equivalence – The Critical Interplay in EU Biotech Foods’ European Law Review 43 (forthcoming).

Smismans, Stijn and Elen Stokes (2017) ‘Innovation Types and Regulation: The Regulatory Framing of Nanotechnology as “Incremental” or “Radical” Innovation.’ European Journal of Risk Regulation 8:2, 364-386.

Smyth, Caer (2017) “What counts as expertise? The case of glyphosate and Jasanoff’s ‘three-body problem.'” Environmental Law Review 19:3.


Corbera, Esteve, Laura Calvet-Mir, Hannah Hughes and Matthew Paterson (2016) ‘Patterns of authorship in the IPCC Working Group III Report.’ Nature Climate Change 6, 94-99.

Grear, Anna and Evadne Grant (eds) (2016) Thought, Law, Action and Rights in the Age of Environmental Crisis. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Pereira, Ricardo (2016) The external dimensions of the EU legislative initiatives to combat environmental crime. Spanish Yearbook of International Law 19, pp. 251-268. 

Stokes, Elen (2016) ‘Regulatory Domain and Regulatory Dexterity: Critiquing the UK Governance of “Fracking”’ Modern Law Review 79:6, 961-986.

Weston, Burns and Anna Grear  (2016) Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action (4th edition). Philadelphia: Penn Press.


Centner, Terence and Ludivine Petetin (2015) ‘Permitting Program with Best Management Practices for Shale Gas Wells to Safeguard Public Health’ Journal of Environmental Management 163, 174-18.

Grear, Anna (2015) ‘Deconstructing Anthropos: A Critical Legal Reflection on “Anthropocentric” Law and Anthropocene “Humanity”’ Law and Critique 26:3, pp 225-249.

Grear, Anna and Louis J. Kotzé (eds) (2015) The Research Handbook on Human Rights and the Environment. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Grear, Anna and Burns Weston (2015) ‘The Betrayal of Human Rights and the Urgency of Universal Corporate Accountability: Reflections on a Post-Kiobel Lawscape’ Human Rights Law Review 15:1, pp 21-44.

Hughes, Hannah (2015) ‘Bourdieu and the IPCC’s symbolic power.’ Global Environmental Politics 15:4. 

Pereira, Ricardo (2015) Environmental criminal liability and enforcement in European and international law. Brill.

Pereira, Ricardo (2015) Government-sponsored population policies and indigenous peoples: challenges for international human rights law. Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights 4:4.