On July 29th, Lecture No. 21 in the Huangdao Humanities and Law Forum, simultaneously serving as Lecture No. 61 of the Summer Holiday Cloud Academic Lecture Series for Graduate Students, was delivered by video conference. It was co-hosted by the School of Humanities and Law and the Graduate School. Professor Wang Canfa, President of the Environmental Law Chapter of the Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences, Director of the United Nations Environment Program-China University of Political Science and Law Research Base on Environmental Law and doctoral supervisor at the China University of Political Science and Law, was invited to deliver an academic lecture on “Climate Change, New Developments in Environmental Law and Its Influence on the Legal Discipline.” The lecture started from a series of natural disasters and the changing pattern of global climate interests that may be triggered by climate changes to climate change and its impact on human society. Professor Wang also noted that climate change will significantly influence the international political and economic landscape, which could see countries with different political demands standing together to safeguard traditional energy interests.