Global governance of the climate after the Paris Agreement - have we got it right this time?

Room G07 University House
Wednesday 29 May 2019 (14:00-16:30)

For any queries please get in touch with the Seminar host Robert Charnock ( For organisational queries, please contact Emily Pickering (

Speaker: Professor Adrian Macey (Victoria University of Wellington)

Professor Macey has kindly accepted our invitation to give a seminar on the 29 May from 14:00-15:30. There will also be an opportunity to meet Adrian after his talk over tea and cake from 15:30-16:30.

Professor Macey, International Relations, is from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand and has extensive experience from working internationally with climate change related issues at top level. He has been the ambassador for New Zealand in Paris and Bangkok. He was also New Zealand’s’ first climate change ambassador. As an academic with an economist background, he is now working on the research project: The evolution of a new governance model through the challenge of climate change. It was in this role he was invited to the Institute Advanced Studies in Nantes as a research fellow.

Please feel free to joint us for this networking event - all are welcome. 

References and publications:

  • MACEY, Adrian. Climate Change: Governance Challenges for Copenhagen, in Global Governance Vol. 15 No.4 Oct.-Dec. 2009
  • FRAME, David; MACEY, Adrian; ALLEN, Myles.  Cumulative Emissions and Climate Policy in Nature Geoscience September 2014
  • MACEY, Adrian. Dispute Settlement in TRIPs: a Two-edged Sword, in Watal and Taubman (eds):  The Making of the TRIPs Agreement. Personal Insights from the Uruguay Round Negotiations, World Trade Organization, 2015
  • MACEY, Adrian. The Paris Climate Change Agreement: text and contexts, in Policy Quarterly Volume 12 issue 1 February 2016