Law (Climate Law and Policy) OpenCourseWare: UC Berkeley's Free Bachelor Level Class on Climate Law and Policy

Published Feb 08, 2009

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UC Berkeley offers 'Climate Change: Law and Policy' as a free OpenCourseWare The course focuses on the impact climate change has in the areas of economics, politics and legal statutes in places spanning developing countries to first-world nations. This undergraduate-level course is ideal for students studying Law, Public Policy and related fields.

Climate Change: Law and Policy: Course Specifics

Degree Level Free Audio Video Downloads
Undergraduate Yes Yes Yes Yes

Lectures/Notes Study Materials Tests/Quizzes
Yes Yes No

Climate Change: Law and Policy: Course Description

Teaching this legal lecture course are instructors Cymie R. Payne and Daniel Farber. However, the course audio is peppered with guest speakers like Ken Alex from the Office of the Attorney General as well as UC Berkeley Professor of Public Policy, Mike O'Hare. This undergraduate-level class discusses topics like carbon trades and offsets, pollution taxes, biofuels and both the science and economics of climate change. Students will learn that climate change is a global problem, affecting both developing and industrial nations.

Available for download are the video and audio podcasts of various lectures. If you're interested in this coursevisit the law and climate change course page.

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