International Climate Change Law and Policy
This course will provide students with advanced and specialized knowledge of the legal principles, treaties and institutions of the international climate regime. The course will examine the evolution and architecture of the international climate regime including the 1992 United National Framework Convention on Climate Change, 1997 Kyoto Protocol and 2009 Copenhagen Accord. The course will also examine climate change institutions formed outside the United Nations negotiation process and the key policy and theoretical debates about future development of the international climate regime. The course will also examine and evaluate differing approaches to domestic implementation of international obligations on climate change through case studies on Australian efforts at carbon pricing and the European Emissions Trading Scheme.
|Faculty||Faculty of Business and Law|
|School||Newcastle Law School|
Not currently offered()
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
The topics in this course include:
|Timetable||2016 Course Timetables for LAWS6038|