US Climate Law

23 June 2010

US Climate Law is a new second semester intensive unit examines the response of the United States to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change, the Kyoto Protocol and the Copenhagen Agreement.

Assistant Professor Michael Wara from Stanford Law School will teach the unit.

An expert on environmental law and policy, Michael Wara's research focuses on climate policy and regulation, both domestically and internationally.

Professor Wara's current scholarship addresses the performance of the emerging global market for greenhouse gases and mechanisms for reducing emissions, especially in developing countries after the Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012.

The unit is part of Sydney Law School's Climate Law Program for 2010 - one of the world's largest.

Informed by the Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law (ACCEL), the Climate and Environmental Law Program accounts for up to 25 units of study per year.

The unit is available to study through the following Sydney Law School degree programmes:

Candidates can also enrol in the subject on a Legal Professional Development (LPD), Single Unit Enrolment or Cross-Institutional basis.

For further enquiries or to apply or enrol, please contact the Postgraduate Team.

The course will be taught in an intensive format, 13-14 & 16-17 August 2010.

Contact: Greg Sherington

Phone: +61 2 9351 0202

Email: 2223005744343b2b185d0206270b1b10422336063f287a0b2e30453326