Examining EU Policies for Transnational Climate Action
Explore the current policies being created by the EU and assess their efficacy in promoting global climate action with this online sustainability course from the European University Institute.
Who is the course for?
This course is ideal for policy-makers or practitioners working in the area of climate governance and carbon markets, and will be suitable for newcomers to the field.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Identify the main elements of the International Climate Agreements
Describe the main elements of these international agreements and policies that were developed in response by the EU and other countries
Identify the most important features of the Paris Agreement, and its strength and weaknesses
Identify the different EU climate policy instruments as well as the lessons learnt from the EU climate policy-making experience
Evaluate the importance of applying a price to carbon emissions and give a summary of the main elements of the design of the Emissions Trading System
Explain why the EU ETS has been designed this way