Energy and Climate Science, Policy and Litigation

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Credits

20

Module code

CP51043

This interdisciplinary course challenges students to think about the global challenges that our society faces in our energy sectors and to our climate. As there is a realization that there are significant problems to be resolved, this course examines the policy initiatives and issues of conflict around the world. There is increased legal action on many energy and climate issues globally, and this is one of the world’s first courses examine this area with an interdisciplinary approach covering science, policy and law.

Indicative Topics covered:

  • Energy & Climate Science: The Basics
  • Worldwide Energy & Climate Policy Initiatives
  • Ethics and Accountability in the Energy Sector
  • Accountancy Practices, Taxation and CSR
  • Modern Slavery Act, FCPA, Bribery and Corruption Act
  • EIAs and Equator Principles (International Finance)
  • Ethical Investments, SWFs
  • Subsidies
  • Business & Human Rights (IBA)
  • Energy & Climate Litigation (local, national, and international)