PIL 410 - Environmental Law II

4 Unit(s)


(a) Background to the protection of the global environment at the International level (b) development of International Environmental Law / Multilateral Environmental Agreements (c) specific focus on the following global environmental issues: (i) trans – boundary Movement of hazardous wastes and their disposal (ii) climate change (iii) deforestation/desertification (iv) biodiversity loss (v) depletion of the ozone layer, (vi) flooding, (vii) rise in sea water levels (d) issues of environmental governance, i.e. environmental rights to information and participation; access to justice, etc. (e) International Environmental Non – Governmental Organisations, e.g. the Green Peace, WWF, etc.