LLM Environmental Energy Law

Teaching and assessment (2019-20): Semester 2, 1 x 6,000 word essay

Module description:

The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to some of the key issues in international environmental law and energy law. It will examine the development of international environmental and energy law in the light of unsustainable practices in energy production and consumption. 

Indicative seminar topics:

  • Development of International Environmental Law
  • Environmental Principles and Energy Law
  • Liability for Environmental Damage
  • Oil and Gas
  • Shale Gas Regulation
  • Atmospheric Pollution and Climate Change
  • Offshore Carbon Capture and Storage
  • Biodiversity
  • Public Participation
  • Energy from Waste