Imad Ibrahim

Imad Ibrahim

Imad Ibrahim is a PhD Candidate at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy. In his Phd thesis, he examines the issue of transboundary groundwater governance from a legal perspective. He is specialized in energy, water, environmental and climate change law and also deals with matters related to international trade and intellectual property rights. He has been working for the last 3 years as a Research Associate at the think tank Global Law Initiative for Sustainable Development (gLAWcal). He is also an EU commission Marie Curie Fellow at Tsinghua University and at Beijing Normal University (Beijing, China) and Energy policy expert at the Lebanese Oil & Gas Initiative – LOGI, Beirut Lebanon. Imad holds a Master in European Interdisciplinary Studies from the College of Europe and an LLB with a specialization in European, French and Lebanese Law from the Lebanese University, Beirut.
  • Can renewables stop heatwaves in the Middle East?

    Temperatures in Arab countries are establishing new records each summer. The heat waves that are occurring in Kuwait, Iraq and Morocco have highlighted the consequences of climate change in the MENA region. All the while, scientists are expecting a continuous occurrence of such waves in the coming years. This...
  • Reconciling Trade and Climate

    Economic development has constituted the only major motivation behind any government policies in the last century, where international trade has been  the main element in ensuring the growth at national level. Nevertheless, the increasing danger of climate change problems has forced government to revise its policies to strike a...
  • The Transition to Green Growth

    The awareness of growing environmental problems related to our consumer based society where natural resources, mainly energy, were used without taking into consideration the impact of our daily usage of products on the planet, has come to an end. Unfortunately, the environment has changed with an unprecedented speed in the...
  • Oil Cold Wars

    The world is witnessing a new war between “Conventional” energy producers -mainly states representing the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) – and the new “Unconventional” energy producers in the form of shale Oil or Gas, in particular the United States of America. Shale Oil and Gas is defined...
  • Who is Financing ISIS?

    The recently established US led coalition aims to act against the massacres committed by the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. What is peculiar, is that the more one looks into the issue the more one understands that a lot of countries in the coalition are either funding...
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