ENVIROMENTAL LAW AND ENERGY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to provide students with a theoretical knowledge of the disciplines and legal institutions related to the protection of the environment and the production of energy, with particular reference to the renewable one. The aim is also to grasp the practical implications of the study of these disciplines and the interrelation with the other scientific disciplines covered by the Degree Course. More specifically:
Judgment skills: being able to assess the legal impact of professional activity as an engineer, as well as choosing the legal and economic structure more suited to its activity.
Learning skills: being able to deepen knowledge in the field of environmental law, thanks to the autonomous consultation of texts, jurisprudential statements and articles.
Course contents summary
1. The emergence of environmental interest in the legal sphere.
2. The materialization of interest in the environment.
3.The normative sources.
4. Functions and organization.
5. Functions and procedures.
6. Subjective legal institutions, damages and protections.
SECOND PART. INSIGHTS.
1.The environment as a function. Economic services and natural capital.
2.The transformations of legality in environmental law.
3.The allocation of regulatory and administrative functions.
4.The assessment of environmental risk.
5.The principle of sustainable development.
6. Market instruments to protect the environment.
7. Environmental certifications.
8. Government of the territory and environment.
9. The environment and urban plans.
10. Waste from disposal to prevention.
FURTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO ENERGY LAW
ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT
Two sides of the same reality.
Energy: the paradigmatic value of a conceptual parable. From the contract to the public power.
Separate organizations and procedural assessments of the public interests at stake.
The alternating events of the primary public interest.
Renewable sources and incentive for the use of energy compatible with the environment.
The integration of policies and the joint evaluation of public interests in unitary proceedings.
RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES
Sources and fundamental notions
Distribution of administrative functions
Structure of the proceedings
a cura di
M. Cocconi, Poteri pubblici e mercato delle fonti rinnovabili, Francoangeli, 2014
The course aims to illustrate the main regulatory profiles affecting the management engineer in the environmental sector. During the lessons the following learning methods will be used: lectures, case studies, in-depth seminars. From the beginning of the course, they will be present on the Elly platform, slides supporting the lessons and the material for further study.
Assessment methods and criteria
The learning outcomes will be periodically monitored through the provision of intermediate tests and the holding of interactive seminars. The final exam will take place in oral form, in order to assign the vote, expressed in thirtieths. The praise is given in case of excellent mastery of both the contents and the technical vocabulary. The test vote is communicated immediately at the end of the test itself. The student has the right not to accept the assigned grade. Please note that registration on the date chosen for the exam is mandatory for the oral examination.