Publications 30 Jun. 2022

Lise Johnson’s Submission to the OECD's Public Consultation on Investment Treaties and Climate Change

Parties to the ECT have taken steps to reduce tensions between the dictates of a just transition and tribunals’ interpretations of investment protection standards. It is important to note that these issues transcend the ECT and are relevant to the thousands of other investment treaties that currently exist.

Lise Johnson highlighted some of the issues that investment treaties may pose for climate policy, and some ways forward, in this submission to the OECD.