Transnational Law of Sustainable Development and Environment module (CP52003)
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The course deals with selected issues central to understanding international and national environmental policy and law related to the production and consumption of natural resources and power generation.
It addresses, in particular, environmental problems arising in connection with production and transportation of petroleum (both on-land and offshore), mining activities, use of nuclear energy, including production of uranium and disposal of radioactive wastes, and use of fossil fuels, including transboundary air pollution and global climate effects.
A special emphasis is placed on the solutions for environmental problems provided by various national regulatory systems, in particular British and North American.