This course will equip you with the fundamentals of International Climate Change Law and Policy. You will learn to critically assess Environmental Economics theory and its application to climate change policy, including the use of market-based policy approaches such as environmental taxes and emissions trading.
International Climate Change Law and Policy will discuss a range of controversial debates, reflecting the highly politicised nature of international Climate Change Law.
The course is of particular interest to professionals in environmental and resources sectors, public policy, government sector, non-government sector and private sector (e.g. sustainability consulting).
Week 1: Introduction to Climate Change and the Social Cost of Carbon
Week 2: Evolution and Architecture of the International Climate Change Regime
Week 3: Climate Change Policy and The Theory of Externalities
Week 4: How Prices Can Save the Global Climate: The Standard-Price-Approach
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