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Unit name Climate Change Law and Policy
Unit code LAW243
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe and explain the causes and likely impacts of climate change and the range of strategies available to mitigate, adapt to, compensate for, and postpone its effects.
  2. Describe and explain the key elements of the national and international climate law regime, including division of powers, legal and regulatory tools.
  3. Critically evaluate the social, political, ethical, economic and ecological factors that influence the development and implementation of climate law and policy nationally and internationally.
  4. Effectively communicate orally and in writing on issues relating to climate change law and policy.



50 credit points of Introductory units.

It is recommended that you have completed LAW107 Foundations of Law.



Test, 30 minutes (10%), Research presentation and annotated bibliography, 10 minutes and 1500 words (40%), Take home exam or research papge, 3000 words (50%).

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