Climate Law and Policy

LAW 2520 & ENVRES 222  |  Fall 2017, Spring 2019

This course offers an interdisciplinary, graduate-level survey of current and historical efforts to regulate emissions of greenhouse gases in the United States and around the world. Students will read primary legal documents—including statutes, regulations, and court cases—in order to evaluate the forces and institutions shaping American climate policy. Additional perspectives from climate science, economics, and political science will provide context as students analyze the evolution of climate law and policy regimes.