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LAWS 6676 International Environmental Law (Fall: 2 )


Course Description

This course addresses the nature, content and structure of international environmental law. The course commences with an introduction to international environmental problems, together with basic principles of international law and environmental regulation. Specific topics include global warming, stratospheric ozone depletion, and exports of hazardous substances. Other topics may include marine pollution, transboundary pollution, trade and environment, and development and environment. The course evaluates the role of international and non-governmental organizations; the interrelationship between international legal process and domestic law; and the negotiation, conclusion, and implementation of international environmental agreements. Class meets at the Fletcher School, Graduate School of International Affairs, Tufts University.


Instructor(s): David Wirth

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 03-Apr-14