The course aims to provide students with the fundamental notions on climate change and sustainability law.
With specific reference to the Constitutional Law section, the objective is to provide students with the fundamental notions to: the principle of sustainability and responsibility towards future generations, the impact of the climate crisis on the fundamental rights provided and protected in the Constitution, the consequences on the governance of policies to combat and adapt to climate change.
At the end of the Constitutional Law unit, students will be able to
- to recognize, interpret and correctly apply the principles of constitutional law relating to environmental protection and intergenerational responsibility that underlie the policies to combat climate change;
- to know the most recent national and foreign constitutional jurisprudence on the subject of sustainable development and responsibility towards future generations, also with specific regard to legislative interventions in the fight against climate change;
- to independently deepen the study of issues related to climate change as a new issue of constitutional law;
- to independently deepen the study of the "climate litigation" pending before Italian and foreign national courts;
- to apply the acquired knowledge to concrete cases and to support one's own theses with property of language and adequate arguments.
- to recognize, interpret and correctly apply the principles of constitutional law on the protection of the environment, the things of nature, with reference to the contents and implications of the principles of sustainability and intergenerational responsibility.