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Researcher: Brent, KA (Dr Kerryn Brent)

Fields of Research

Environmental law
Climate change processes
Chemical oceanography
Public law
Australian government and politics
Environmental politics
Law and society and socio-legal research
Research, science and technology policy
Environment policy

Research Objectives

Understanding climate change
Climate change mitigation strategies
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Community services
Justice and the law
Expanding knowledge in law and legal studies
Hydrogen production from renewable energy

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Briefing Paper: Exploring Renewable Hydrogen for Tasmania
Carbon dioxide removal geoengineering; Australian Law Journal
Climate engineering: early reflections on a complex conversation; Climate Law
Climate Intervention and National Security: The Australian Context
Does the “No-Harm’Rule” Have a Role in Preventing Transboundary Harm and Harm to the Global Atmospheric Commons from Geoengineering?; Climate Law
Geoengineering the Great Barrier Reef needs strong rules
Geoengineering the oceans: an emerging frontier in international climate change governance; Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs
Glacier geoengineering needs lawyers too; Nature
Governance of Marine Geoengineering
Governing geoengineering research for the Great Barrier Reef; Climate Policy
International law poses problems for negative emissions research; Nature Climate Change
Negative emissions and geoengineering technologies: an emerging challenge for international and domestic legal systems; O Estado Regulador no Cenario Ambiental
Position Analysis: Ocean Fertilisation
Position analysis: ocean fertilisation
Solar radiation management geoengineering and strict liability for ultrahazardous activities; Global Environmental Change and Innovation in International Law
The certain activities case: what implications for the no-harm rule?; Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law
The governance of geoengineering: an emerging challenge for international and domestic legal systems?; Journal of Law, Information and Science
The regulation of geoengineering: A gathering storm for international climate change policy?; Air Quality and Climate Change

Research Projects

Regulating Plan B: Developing Legal Frameworks for Multiscale Governance of Geoengineering; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Developing International Governance of Marine-Based Geoengineering; Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Negative Emissions: Survey and Outlook; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)

Research Candidate Supervision