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ESM 277

International Environmental Law *

James Salzman

Prerequisites: None

Units: 2


This short course provides a general introduction to international environmental law and policy. After reviewing the rise of the international environment agenda, the course concentrates on how societies have responded to global-scale environmental challenges, including biodiversity loss, climate change, ozone depletion, and the loss of living marine resources. The principal response to date has been in the area of international environmental law and policy, where a major new field of law and diplomacy has developed and new multilateral institutions created.

*** This course is offered every other year ***

Course Syllabus: Spring 2021


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