Andreas Buser is currently writing a book on how constitutional law, constitutional rights and human rights can help to safeguard planetary boundaries and the safe operating space for humanity. Relatedly he published several papers on climate litigation, climate resilience and adaptation, and rights of nature.
He is affiliated with the Berlin/Potsdam DFG Research Group “International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?” and Freie Universität Berlin where he teaches courses in international law, constitutional and human rights, and administrative law. In his PhD thesis he focused on the impact of emerging powers on international trade and investment law from a global justice perspective. His research interests more broadly include constitutional law and climate change, human rights, international economic law, and Third World Approaches to International Law.
Andreas Buser is a fully qualified German lawyer. As part of his legal training he inter alia worked for the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy, the European Centre for Constitutional Rights and the Berlin office of ClientEarth. He continues to provide legal advise to NGOs in environmental litigation cases.