Sam Adelman teaches and researches climate change, legal theory, and international development law and human rights in the School of Law at the University of Warwick. He has degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand, Harvard University and Warwick University. He was banned, detained and exiled during the struggle against apartheid. He is European Director of the Global Network for the Study of Human Rights and the Environment. He is currently co-authoring a book on climate justice with Upendra Baxi and editing a Research Handbook on Climate Justice and Human Rights.