Bio-sketch: Steve is a candidate in the Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) program at the University of Toronto. His doctoral research focuses on how land use law can better respond to the complexities of climate change. He is also interested in public international law, legal theory, law & economics, and systems theory. Steve earned degrees in civil law and common law from the University of Ottawa, and completed a clerkship at the Federal Court of Canada. Following his clerkship, Steve completed his Master of Laws (LLM) dissertation at the University of Toronto on the environmental obligations of state-controlled fossil fuel companies.