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International Environment and Trade Seminar: Climate Change
Professor Brown Weiss
J.D. Seminar 143 (cross-listed) | 3 credit hours
This seminar will explore the link between international environment/natural resources law and international trade law in the context of climate change. It will address issues such as cap and trade/emissions trading, forest conservation, carbon intensity standards and labeling, energy taxes, special funds, and adaptation to climate change, especially in the global South. Special attention will be given to issues of implementation and compliance. A simulated negotiation will be included.
Prerequisite: International Law I: Introduction to International Law. Recommended: International Environmental Law or International Economic/Trade Law.
All enrolled and waitlisted students must attend the first class session in order to be eligible to enrollment in this seminar.