This class will be mostly based on public domain materials, which will be posted on this WWW page. Proprietary documents will be posted on the class Moodle site, with a notice posted on this site. Check this site for assignments.

Structure of the Course

The course is divided into four sections:

The scientific basis for climate change

The impacts of climate change on society

Legal mechanisms to mitigate the production of greenhouse gases

The impact of climate change on Louisiana and how it affects legal planning.

The primary materials for sections one and two are in Climate Change 2014 Synthesis Report – Summary for Policymakers.

EE News Clean Power Hub – power plant GHG rule resources

Class participate will count.