Prof. Andrew Green
Professor, Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law

Flavelle House
Room FL 342
78 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Tel.: 416-946-8333

Professor Green is Professor and Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law.  He teaches environmental law, climate change law, administrative law, natural resources law, judicial decision-making and international trade.  Andrew writes in the areas of domestic environmental law including Canadian climate change law and policy, administrative law, judicial decision-making (including empirical work on how judges make decisions) and international trade (how trade rules interact with domestic environmental law).  His books include Commitment and Cooperation on High Courts: A Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judicial Decision-making (with Ben Alarie) (Oxford University Press, 2017), Reconciling Trade and Climate: How the WTO Can Help Address Climate Change (with Tracey Epps) (Edward Elgar, 2010) and A Globally Integrated Climate Policy for Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2008) (with Jutta Brunneé, Steven Bernstein and David Duff).  Andrew is currently co-President of the Society for Empirical Legal Studies.  He is past President of the Canadian Law and Economics Association and former Associate Dean at the Faculty of Law.  He was a Chair of the University of Toronto Academic Appeals Committee between 2009 and 2019.

Prior to joining the Faculty of Law, Andrew practiced environmental law in Toronto for six years.  His practice encompassed both litigation (including prosecutions, administrative appeals and civil actions) and transactional work. 

Education
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)
Selected publications

Commitment and Cooperation on High Courts: A Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges (with Ben Alarie) (forthcoming 2017) Oxford University Press)

 “An Enormous Systemic Problem: Delegation, Responsibility and Federal Environmental Law” (2016) 28(2) Journal of Environmental Law and Practice 155

"Panel Selection on High Courts” (with Ben Alarie and Ed Iacobucci) (2015) 65(4) University of Toronto Law Journal 335

“Policy Preferences and Expertise In Canadian Tax Adjudication” (with Ben Alarie) (2014) 62(4) Canadian Tax Journal 985

“Can There Be Too Much Context In Administrative Law? Setting the Standard of Review in Canadian Administrative Law” (2014) 47(2) University of British Columbia Law Review 443

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

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