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Environmental Management and Policy IV

Law and the Environment
This course will be carried out online unless otherwise noticed.

This course aims to explore major issues of law and the environment from the law-and-society perspective. We will deal with environmental issues, with comparative analysis and global/transnational socio-legal perspectives. We will consider the connection between law and science as well. Students are expected to participate in discussions and presentations in classes. International students are expected to describe the current system in home countries on issues raised in the course.
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時間割/共通科目コード
コース名
教員
学期
時限
31M360-0113A
GAS-ES6B04L3
Environmental Management and Policy IV
牛嶋 仁
A1 A2
木曜5限
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教室
21KOMCEE West K303
講義使用言語
英語
単位
2
実務経験のある教員による授業科目
NO
他学部履修
開講所属
総合文化研究科
授業計画
The following schedule is subject to change. Class 1: 7 October Introduction (1): How does law connect with the environment? How does environmental protection with science? What is the risk? How does environmental protection accommodate the economy? How does the environment connect with civil society and the government? What are sustainable development and SDGs? Class 2: 14 October Introduction (2): Overview of Japan’s environmental law Overview of Japan’s history and legal system Source for Japanese law Class 3: 21 October Japan’s experiences (1): mercury poisoning Development of Japanese environmental law: from damage suit to regulation Class 4: 28 October Japan’s experiences (2): Fukushima Dealing with nuclear power plants and energy policy: Interdisciplinary issues and a nexus approach Class 5: 4 November Principles of environmental law (1): PPP/EPR principles and cost-sharing Class 6: 11 November Principles of environmental law (2): The precautionary principle and evidence-based regulation Class 7: 18 November Guest Speaker: the role of an environmental lawyer Class 8: 2 December Principles of environmental law (3): Sustainable development, SDGs, and environmental justice Class 9: 9 December Principles of environmental law (4): Rio 10 principle: Transparency, public participation, and access to information and remedies Class 10: 16 December Environmental impact assessment Class 11: 23 December Climate change: Paris Agreement and climate change litigation Class 12: 6 January In-class presentations (1) Class 13: 13 January In-class presentations (2), Wrap-up
授業の方法
This course emphasizes discussion and presentation. Each student is expected to read materials before the class, participate in discussions, and carry out an in-class presentation.
成績評価方法
Grading will be based on class participation, including an in-class presentation (50%) and one single-spaced 10-page-minimum term paper submitted as an attached file, due on 31 January 2022 (50%).
教科書
Reading materials will be posted at UTAS. See separate paper for reading assignment and reference.
参考書
Reference books will be suggested in classes.
履修上の注意
This course will be conducted in English.