Edward Brans has been Professor of Sustainability and Environmental Liability since November 2020. Edward specializes in civil and administrative environmental liability law and has extensive experience in current sustainability topics, such as climate change liability, sustainable urban heat supply, flooding and shortages, CO2 capture and storage (CCS). He combines his appointment at the university with work as an attorney and in that capacity is (has been) involved in many climate, sustainability and environmental liability cases.


On March 23, 2022, my oration took place. Its title is "Climate liability, negative emissions and biodiversity. The booklet is published by BoomJuridisch. An updated and English version is published in Journal for European Environmental & Planning Law 19 (2022) 311-336 (https://brill.com/view/journals/jeep/19/4/article-p311_004.xml). 

Sustainability and Environmental Liability
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