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Upon completion of this module, you should:
1. Have a good understanding of the key regulatory responses to climate change globally, within Europe and nationally;
2. Have a good understanding of how the regulatory challenges in the case of climate change may be different to the challenges faced in other areas;
3. Be able critically to discuss approaches to climate change from different disciplinary perspectives;
4. Have gained skills and experience in developing and presenting an argument in front of others.
Introduction to climate change science; introduction to the international climate regime; climate communication; EU climate law I, II and III; climate litigation; Irish climate law; climate justice; geoengineering
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Assignment based on SDG Academy's digital resources||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Presentation: In-class presentation||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: End of trimester essay - 2000 words maximum||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Group feedback in class regarding presentations and assignment. Group feedback on essays after the end of the trimester.
|Dr Andrew Jackson||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Professor Suzanne Kingston||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|