|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||One essay of 5,000 words||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of the historical development and remit of international frameworks and institutions involved in the evaluation of evidence for the link between energy use and climate change.
Show a critical appreciate of the implications of the development of international environmental law on the legislative and policy responses in this area.
Critically evaluate the role of scientific, political, economic and social influences (including environmental non-governmental organizations) over law and policy development on climate change and on the institutions such as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) set up to tackle this issue at the global level.
Display a detailed understanding of the policies, legal instruments and mechanisms adopted to tackle climate change at the international, EU and national levels and present well informed critical analysis of these issues.
Access the relevant literature and materials in this field and use them to engage in a critical discussion of the subject.
This module is at CQFW Level 7