A. Neil Craik

Neil Craik is a CIGI senior fellow. He is an associate professor at the University of Waterloo where he teaches and researches in the fields of international and Canadian environmental law.  

 

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Expertise
International and comparative environmental law
Climate Change Governance
Canadian public law

Bio

Neil Craik is a CIGI senior fellow, effective June 2015. He is an associate professor at the University of Waterloo with appointments to the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA) and the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, where he teaches and researches in the fields of international and Canadian environmental law. Neil is co-director of the BSIA/CIGI International Law Summer Institute, and from 2011 to 2017, he served as director of the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development at the University of Waterloo.

His current research examines the legal structure of global commons regimes. He has particular interests in climate and geoengineering law and governance, deep seabed mining regulation and environmental impact assessment. 

Neil is the author of several books, including Global Environmental Change and Innovation in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2018); Climate Change Policy in North America: Designing Integration (UTP, 2013); Public Law: Cases, Materials and Commentary (Emond Montgomery2011); and The International Law of Environmental Impact Assessment: Process, Substance and Integration (CUP, 2008), in addition to numerous book chapters and journal articles.

From this expert

Title Topic Type PDF
Perspectives on Liability Rules and Procedures for Harm Arising from Activities in the Area Oceans Event
Determining the Standard for Liability for Environmental Harm from Deep Seabed Mining Activities Oceans CIGI Papers
Legal Pathways for Addressing Environmental Harm in Deep Seabed Mining Activities Climate Change, Oceans Video
Legal Liability for Environmental Harm: Synthesis and Overview Oceans CIGI Papers
Saving the Planet: Overcoming Challenges of Emissions Monitoring and Climate Engineering Climate Change Video
Saving the Planet: Overcoming Challenges of Emissions Monitoring and Climate Engineering Climate Change Event
Legal Working Group on the Liability for Environmental Harm From Mining Activities Climate Change Event
The Case for a Climate Geoengineering Strategy Climate Change Opinion
Developing a National Strategy for Climate Engineering Research in Canada Climate Change, Innovation CIGI Papers
Legal Working Group on Liability for Environmental Harm from Activities in the Area Oceans, Sustainable Development Event
COP22: Technology and Finance Pathways for Implementing the Paris Agreement and Promoting a Green Economy Clean Technology, Sustainable Development Event
Climate Engineering under the Paris Agreement: A Legal and Policy Primer Clean Technology, Climate Change Special Reports
Introduction to the International Law Research Program Video
Designing Procedural Mechanisms for the Governance of Solar Radiation Management Field Experiments Conference Reports