European Community Environmental Law
About This Class
The EU has emerged as the undisputed leader in international environmental politics and the world leader in environmental regulation in the last 20 years. This course introduces students to the important role of the principles of European environmental law in environmental regulation and to the EU techniques for environmental management. At the end of this course, students will have a thorough knowledge of the underlying philosophies and requirements of EU environmental law and of how it applies in practice throughout the 28 Member States of the European Union, will have augmented their analytical and logical skills, and will appreciate how and why EU environmental law evolved in response to environmental pressures globally and in the Union.