This course has been specifically designed for students undertaking the Master of Environmental Management. It is one of several fundamental/disciplinary knowledge courses for students without any formal background in the relevant disciplinary area. The course aims to provide you with an introduction to the fundamental principles and concepts of environmental law and policy. In addition, the course examines the basic legal institutions and mechanisms that comprise the environmental legal system as well as the broader cultural, economic, and political contexs for the legal system. The focus of the course is both international and domestic. Topics that the course will likely include: introductions to domestic and international legal systems; concepts and principles of environmental law and policy; the design of environmental laws and institutions; pollution control; environmental dispute resolution; laws relating to energy and climate change; among others.
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