Carlos Soria Rodriguez

Dr. Carlos Soria-Rodríguez

Postdoctoral Researcher - Environment & Sustainable Development

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Carlos Soria-Rodríguez is a postdoctoral researcher in law at the Institute for European Studies (IES) and the Department of international and European law of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). At the IES, he is also part of the Environment and Sustainable Development cluster.

Carlos obtained his PhD in Law from the VUB with a thesis on 'The international and European environmental regulation of marine renewable energies in the EU'. He also holds a degree in Law and a master in industrial security and occupational hazard prevention both from University of Sevilla (Spain) and a LLM in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School (USA).

His research interests include public international law and EU law, with special focus on (marine) environmental law, law of the sea, marine renewable energies, biodiversity conservation and ocean governance.

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Profile and Publications

 


Chapters

  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2018. La Directiva de evaluación de impacto ambiental y su protección frente al desarrollo de las energías renovables marinas [The environmental impact assessment Directive and its protection against the use of marine renewable energies], in Giles Carnero, R. (Dir.), Desafíos de la acción jurídica internacional y europea frente al cambio climático [The challenges of international and EU law facing climate change], Atelier, p. 173-186.
  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2015. La base competencial en la opción jurisdiccional del Tribunal Internacional del Derecho del Mar [The judicial competence in the jurisdictional option for the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea], in Azeredo Lopes, J.A. & Fernández Sánchez, P.A. (Dirs.), Jurisdiçôes Internacionais e Evoluçâo da Ordem Internacional [International Jurisdictions and Evolution of the International Order], Porto (Portugal): Universidades Católica Editora, p. 271-282. Link
  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2015. The Maritime Spatial Planning Directive, its environmental dimension and its applicability to ocean renewables, in Fernández Sánchez, P.A. & Azeredo Lopes, J.A. (eds.), Seguridad Medioambiental y Orden Internacional [Environmental Security and International Order], Barcelona: Atelier, p. 127-147 Link
  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2014. Acidificación Oceánica y Derecho Internacional: Obstáculos y Alternativas Regulatorias [Ocean acidification and International Law: obstacles and regulatory alternatives], in Juste Ruiz, J. & Bou Franch, V. (eds.), Derecho del mar y sostenibilidad ambiental en el Mediterráneo [Law of the Sea and environmental sustainability in the Mediterranean], Valencia: Tirant Lo Blanch, p. 389-402 Link

Conference Papers

  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2018. Marine renewable energies in areas beyond national jurisdiction: the framework provided by UNCLOS and its proposed implementation agreement on ABNJ, HUMAN SEA conference - ‘Transforming the ocean law by requirement of the marine environment conservation’, University of Nantes (France), 15-17 October 2018.
  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2018. Marine renewables energies in areas beyond national jurisdiction: opportunities in a sea of legal challenges, paper presented at the 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium 2018 - ‘The Transformation of Environmental Law and Governance: Innovation, Risk and Resilience’. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (Scotland). 4-6 July 2018.
  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2018. The European environmental regulation of marine renewable energies, paper presented at the international conference The European Union in International Affairs (EUIA) VI, Brussels, 16-18 May 2018
  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2017. The environmental assessment instruments regulating marine renewable energies in the EU, paper presented at the international conference The Challenges of International and European Law Facing Climate Change, University of Huelva, 23 June 2017
  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2016. European and International Law governing species protection against marine renewable energy installations: limitations, gaps and opportunities, paper presented at the International Conference The European Union in International Affairs (EUIA) V, Brussels, 11-13 May 2016
  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2015. Marine Renewable Energies and the Regional Seas Conventions governing the EU maritime spaces, paper presented at the academic association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) 45th Annual Conference, Deusto Law School, Bilbao, 7-9 September 2015
  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2014. Marine Renewable Energy Sources and Environmental Protection under the Marine Strategy Framework Directive, paper presented at the 12th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium 2014 - Energy for a Fair Society on a Safe Planet, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, 30 June - 5 July 2014
  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2014. The Maritime Spatial Planning Directive, its environmental dimension and its applicability to ocean renewables, presented at the IV Spanish-Portuguese Meeting of Public International Law and International Relations Professors - Environmental Security and International Order, University of Seville, 20-21 June 2014
  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2013. La Base Competencial en la Opción Jurisdiccional del Tribunal Internacional del Derecho del Mar, paper presented at the III Spanish-Portuguese Meeting of Public International Law and International Relations Professors - International Jurisdictions and Evolution of the International Order, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, 21-22 June 2013
  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2012. Ocean Acidification and International Law, paper presented at the International Congress of Law of the Sea and Environmental Sustainability in the Mediterranean, University of Valencia, 4-5 October 2012

Peer Reviewed Articles

  • SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2016. Marine Renewable Energies and the European Regional Seas Conventions, Climate Law, Vol. 6, Issues 3-4, p. 314-335 Link

Commissioned Research & Policy Work

  • DUPONT, Claire, GROEN, Lisanne, OBERTHÜR, Sebastian & SORIA RODRÍGUEZ, Carlos. 2016. The UK in Environmental Policy: Common Responses to Common Problems. 25 April 2016, IES Policy Brief 2016/10, 4p. Link