BC Law Professor David Wirth recently added three new publications to his scholarship on international environmental law, an area where he has a particularly strong research interest and where he has worked and practiced for more than two decades. 

Wirth is the author of more than fifty articles and reports on international environmental law and policy for legal, academic, professional, and popular audiences.  He is co-author of major new editions of legal texts on international organizations and environmental law. His published work has appeared in numerous highly respected journals, including theYale Law Journal, the Columbia Law Review, the Virginia Law Review, Foreign Policy, and the American Journal of International Law.

In addition to Boston College, he has taught at Harvard, M.I.T., Oxford, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and the University of Virginia.

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New publications:

Lisa Benjamin & David A. Wirth, "From Marrakesh to Glasgow: Looking Backward to Move Forward on Emissions Trading.Climate Law vol. 11, iss. 3-4 (2021).

David A. Wirth & Noah M. Sachs, "Hazardous Substances and Activities." In Lavanya Rajamani & Jacqueline Peel (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law (2nd ed., pp. 574-592). Oxford University Press, 2021.

David A. Wirth, "Scientific experts in WTO dispute settlement." In Panagiotis Delimatsis & Leonie Reins (Eds.), Trade and Environmental Law (pp. 85-89). Elgar, 2021.