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Harro van Asselt

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Harro van Asselt is a Professor of Climate Law and Policy with the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) Law School, Visiting Research Fellow with Utrecht University’s Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, and Affiliated Research with the Stockholm Environment Institute.

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Harro van Asselt

The Global Methane Pledge: a timely new step in global climate governance

The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) once again highlighted the need to drastically cut our greenhouse gas emissions to avert climate disruption. While for many years, measures to tackle carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have taken the spotlight, renewed scientific attention for other short-lived climate pollutants, such as methane and black carbon, is now increasingly followed by political action.

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