Climate Program Director
Adjunct Professor of Law
Wilf Hall 311
Bryce was the Executive Director at the Center from 2011 to 2014 and is currently the Climate Program Director. He is also an adjunct professor teaching International Environmental Law, International Environmental Law Clinic, and Global Environmental Governance. For 2014-2016, he is a Senior Legal Advisor to the Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) in the United Nations Climate Change Negotiations. AOSIS is the negotiating group of the 44 small island developing states around the world.
He has been at the Center since 2009, initially as a Research Fellow and then Director of the Climate Finance Project. His research focuses on the global institutional structure for climate finance and alternative transnational institutions for global climate action. He has an LLM in International Law from NYU Law, a JD from the University of Toronto, and a BSc in Biology from McMaster University. He practiced private international law and was a lobbyist for higher education before moving to international environmental law.
Recent Publications and Blog Posts:
- Ocean Plastic Pollution: A Survey of Existing Global Agreements and Proposals for Reform
- Clean and Resilient Power for Caribbean States
- March 2017: Building blocks: a strategy for near-term climate action
- The Promise of Renewable Energy Microgrids for Rural Latin America
- Allocating the Economic Benefits of Renewable Energy Between Stakeholders on Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Arguments for a Balanced Approach
- A Building Blocks Strategy for Global Climate Change
- The Math and Aftermath of Fast Start Finance
- Building Blocks for Global Climate Protection, 32 Stanford Envtl. L. J. 341 (2013)
- A New Strategy for Global Climate Protection, 120 Climatic Change 1 (2013)
- Building a More Effective Global Climate Regime Bottom-Up, 14 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 272 (2012)
- Governing a Fragmented Climate Finance Regime, 3 World Bank Legal Review 363 (2011)
- Climate Finance: Key Concepts and Ways Forward Policy Brief, Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements December 2, 2009.
- Climate Finance: Regulatory and Funding Strategies for Climate Change and Global Development