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Climate Change and the Law

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28.9.2019 at 12:00 - 28.10.2019 at 23:59
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Timetable

Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

DateTimeLocation
Mon 28.10.2019
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 31.10.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Mon 4.11.2019
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 7.11.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Thu 14.11.2019
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 14.11.2019
16:15 - 19:45
Tue 19.11.2019
14:15 - 17:45
Thu 21.11.2019
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 21.11.2019
16:15 - 19:45
Thu 28.11.2019
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 28.11.2019
16:15 - 19:45
Thu 12.12.2019
14:15 - 16:45

Material

Anttonen 31.10.

Tasks

Essay topics

Home exercise

Conduct of the course

Mandatory parts of the course are: 1) participation and learning diary, 2) visit to Ministry, 3) home exercise, 4) test and 5) essay.
On the grading scale (max 5) 1)-2) give 1 credit, 3) when approved, 1 credit and 4)-5) 0-3 credits.,

Results

I am glad to inform you about these course results:
015145866 5/5 grading points
015145798 5/5
015145361 5/5
013498120 5/5
015145196 5/5

Congratulations and Merry Christmas!

Description

This course is aimed at students in the Master's Programme in International Business Law (IBL). Other law degree students and law exchange students are welcome to attend this course as well, if there is space.

Recommended basic international, European or environmental law, suitable interdisciplinary studies.

Courses in European and international as well as economic or environmental law.

Understanding goals and strategies of existing climate change and energy regimes.

II teaching period

— The climate change regime: context and development.

— International cooperation and conventions: UN Climate Change Convention 1992.

— The International Climate Change Panel (IPPC).

— EU climate change system (mitigation): emission trading and others.

— Adaptation to climate change: strategies and examples: erosion, floods, fiood safety.

— Water and forest adaptation strategies.

— The carbon-free (CO2) future (20–20–20) – negotiations and expectations?

— Energy and climate change: renewable energy sources.

Lecture course (26 h) including guidance for preparing personal seminar papers (home work 52 h). Presence and presentation of draft report required. Learning diary.

— Carter, Timothy: Implications of international climate change impacts on Finland. Ympäristöministeriö 2006–2007.

— Hollo, Erkki J. – Kulovesi, Kati – Mehling, Michael (ed.): Climate Change and the Law. Springer 2013.

— Hollo, Erkki J. – Kuokkanen, Tuomas – Utter, Robert: Ilmasto-oikeus. Talentum 2011.

— Melkas, Eriika: The Climate Change Convention and the KKyoto Protocol. Ympäristöjuridiikka 4/2001 pp. 7–58.

— Sands, Philippe: Principles of International Law. 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press 2003.

— Yamin, Farhana – Delpledge, Joanna: The International Climate Change Regime. Cambridge Universioty Presse 2004.

Visits to expert organisations are optional.

Participation and seminar report are assessed together (maximum 5 points).