Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Climate Solutions Lab

Law of Climate Change: Domestic & Transnational

University of Albany


Spring 2020

Prof. Eleanor Stein

Undergraduate seminar

Documentary Video / Films,Simulations,Group projects

This course consists of four modules, each centered around one important aspect of climate change law. The modules are: I. Climate change and human rights; II. International law of climate change; III. Federal law of climate change; and IV. Climate change law in the states and cities. In each of the modules, there are videos, power points and readings posted on Blackboard. For in class "negotiations," students are divided into teams that represent a specific geographic region in a Model UN-type simulation.