Sustainable Development Law Survey

Sustainable Development Law Survey

Course Number: LAW 633
Course Credits: 3
The course illustrates the initiatives taken by local governments to achieve sustainable development, showing these initiatives provide important opportunities to manage, mitigate and adapt to climate change. The course provides an introduction to how the U.S. legal system fosters greenhouse gas reduction, energy conservation, and sustainable patterns of growth, including energy-efficient and sustainable buildings, the use of renewable energy resources, the protection of sequestering open space, and the adaptation of buildings and communities to sea level rise and natural disasters. Recommended: Land Use Law
Environmental Law