Andrew Green
Associate Professor

Jackman Law Building
Room J358
78 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5   

Tel.: 416-946-8333

Andrew Green, B.A. Hons. (Queens) 1987, M.A. (Toronto) 1988, LL.B. (Toronto) 1992, LL.M. (Chicago) 1994, J.S.D. (Chicago) 1997, called to the Bar of Ontario in 1996, is an Associate Professor.  Prior to joining the Faculty, Prof. Green practiced environmental law in Toronto for six years at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, and Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie.  His practice encompassed both litigation (including prosecutions, administrative appeals and civil actions) and transactional work. From 2002 to 2004, Prof. Green was Senior Research Fellow for Ontarios Panel on the Role of Government, with Professor Michael Trebilcock and Dean Ronald Daniels. The panel identified the major challenges the province faces in areas such as education, health, environment, economic policy, and taxes.

Professor Greens research and teaching interests focus on environmental law, international trade and administrative law including how international trade rules constrain countries ability to implement domestic environmental policy, instrument choice in environmental law (including instruments for fostering renewable energy) and the role of law (including administrative law) in fostering individuals environmental values.

B.A. (Hon) - Queen’s University (1987)
M.A. (Econ) - University of Toronto (1988)
LL.B. (Hon) - University of Toronto (1992)
LL.M. - University of Chicago (1994)
J.S.D. - University of Chicago (1997)
Academic appointments
Teaching a course on climate change in School of Public Policy and Governance
Selected Publications

Reconciling Trade and Climate: How the WTO Can Help Address Climate Change (with Tracey Epps) (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2010).

“Policy Preference Change and Appointments to the Supreme Court of Canada” (with Ben Alarie) (2009) 47(1) Osgoode Hall Law Journal 1-46.

“Charter Decisions in the McLachlin Era: Consensus and Ideology at the Supreme Court of Canada” (with Ben Alarie) (2009) 47 Supreme Court Law Review 475-511.

“Self-Control, Individual Choice and Climate Change” (2008) 26(1) Virginia Environmental Law Review 77.

“You Can’t Pay Them Enough: Subsidies, Environmental Law and Social Norms” (2006) 30 Harvard Environmental Law Review 407.

Research interests
Administrative Law
Economic Analysis of Law
Environmental Law
International Trade Law
Judicial Decision-Making