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Environmental law may be the one institution standing between us and planetary exhaustion. It is also an institution that needs to be reconciled with human liberty and economic aspirations. This course considers these issues and provides a tour though existing legal regimes governing pollution, water law, endangered species, toxic substances, environmental impact analyses, and environmental risk. Note: The Environmental Law & Policy Course will close for new learner enrollment on February 22, 2019. Learners who have already enrolled will continue to see it on their Coursera Dashboard as long as they remain enrolled in the course. If you are currently enrolled in this course, please see the announcement sent on February 19, 2019, for additional details....

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26 de mar. de 2022

Fantastic teacher and great content - loved the legal and policy discussions, as well as the international context. Would highly recommend for those interested in dipping their toes into the subject.


2 de jun. de 2020

Really great class. Covers all the main topics of environmental law. The Professor is very interesting, informative, and clear. A great introductory class for environmental topics in the legal realm.

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por Kaelin P

14 de sep. de 2017

I really loved this course, it helped give me a huge leap into environmental law and policy and has helped me see new avenues for working in this area that I was not aware of before. Thanks, Dr. Hornstein! This course has helped my professional education and career growth so much.

por Capucine P

16 de abr. de 2018

This course allowed me to discover the legal aspect of environmental protection which I had never considered before. It made me realize that without the help of the state, the environment is hard to protect against people who want to make the most profit out of it's exploitation.

por Khandaker M F A

29 de jul. de 2017

The instructor of this course is an excellent personality! He is full of life. While dull lectures make easy courses tough, he has made this 'juiceless' topic more than interesting with his teaching style and variation in deliberation. This is an A-class course and a must-do one.

por Julivius P

24 de feb. de 2019

It's really helped my understanding on environmental law and policy. I often have questions on environmental law and policy but I couldn't really pinpoint the answer from a legal perspective. From this course, I easily understood about police power and common law implementation.

por Tess L

30 de jul. de 2020

The course was laid out beautifully, with a steady build-up and excellent real life examples. You learn the fundamentals (and then some) without even realizing it. It's absolute magic! I've fallen in love with environmental law, and I wish Donald Hornstein taught more classes!

por Janet L

21 de abr. de 2016

Exactly what I wanted - a course to help me make sense of the basics and give me the language and the tools I need to pursue a deeper understanding of several of the subtopics which are most applicable to my work.

And Bonus! Happy Prof = Happy Learning

I appreciate that :-)

por Jawad A

9 de nov. de 2020

It was a pleasure studying this course with Professor Don Hornstein. The knowledge he shared about environmental policies, law, protection and the entire structure of environmental studies is highly appreciated and will be implemented in the near future.

Regards, Jawad Amin.

por Krystle G

25 de may. de 2020

Even though the material was of a serious nature, this was such an enjoyable course- the best I have taken so far! I thought I might have had an interest in environmental law and policy and this solidified and furthered that notion; I plan to officially continue my studies.


25 de ene. de 2021

Excelente curso, una modalidad que no había visto en otros cursos online, donde se le entregan muchas facilidades al alumno para que pueda comprender los aspectos legales y distintos casos de las Cortes de Estados Unidos, el profesor es claro y conciso, satisfecho al 100%.

por Joseph M

16 de ago. de 2022

Such an excellent overview of Environmental Law and Policy. While it focuses on primarily US cases and law, there is an ample amount of internation law as well. The course is slightly dated at about 8 years but do not let that dissuade you, it is an excellent foundation.

por Robert E

4 de feb. de 2018

An excellent introductory course. The teaching and lectures are enormously engaging, and the ideas and concepts are applicable in a range of settings - not just in a US legal framework. Well worth it as a way to learn more about the legal environment of the environment!

por Douglas S

17 de mar. de 2021

El profesor te lleva, caso por caso, por la evolución del derecho ambiental, hasta presentar una perspectiva para el futuro inmediato. Al hacerlo, se pasea por las ramas del derecho privado, su relación con lo público, desde lo local hasta lo internacional. ¡Excelente!

por NIKITA B 1

31 de may. de 2020

I like the way the professor has explained, he keeps the class interesting and especially the idea of giving us the reading material for a better understanding along with that 1-minute videos which helps us gain a better understanding, like a revision of the case

por Christopher K

26 de ago. de 2015

Thank you Prof. Hornstein! Excellent delivery, this course should be taught as compulsory. Would like to drill deeper on the proposed TPP agreement as it relates to GAAT with respect to (for example) BGH arguments, along with the potential economic machinations.

por Ali Z

23 de feb. de 2019

Even though the course was an introduction, I learnt more from it than I expected. I loved the simplest and deepfull way Prof. Donald Hornstein presented this lesson and motivated the students to be attached to the lecture with the desire to lear more. Thank you!

por Jeneen S B

7 de ene. de 2023

Hormstein is brilliant, engaging and proficient. He gives you a clear understanding of the precedent for US laws relative to environmental protection. If you care about your planet, here is a an invaluable tool.

Thank you from me and our Mother Earth Proffesor!

por RONN

1 de jul. de 2020

The course is well-structured and loaded with pertinent legal materials. The professor is really an expert on the subject matter and the manner by which he presented the lectures is not only clear but also engaging. I truly enjoyed this course and learned a lot.

por Olushola ( A

13 de jun. de 2020

Prof. Donald Hornstein is a subject matter expert in Environmental Law and a great teacher. He did justice to the course and I have gained a lot to support my background knowledge in Environmental Toxcicology while I build my career with EPA and in the industry.

por Antoine A

6 de sep. de 2020

Professor Hornstein is a great expert who also shows amazing human and philosophical values.

The class is very interesting and gives great insight of the history if Environmental Law until recently.

Great methodology and analytical readings.

Strongly recommend it

por Ying Y C

16 de abr. de 2020

This is a great course for anyone who is interested in exploring a new field of study. Professor Hornstein did a great job breaking down the concepts into digestible parts and the case studies helped to provide a real life look of environmental law in action.

por Hom J A

17 de sep. de 2015

I love this course to the extent that I was glued to listen to the video lectures. The professor is extremely well spoken and the course is nicely organized. I love to see the professor again in some other courses too. Thank you so much for your deliverance.

por Daniel P R

16 de dic. de 2016

Great course imparted by a great teacher capable of transmitting not only knowledge, but also enthusiasm. The course, eventhough it is an introduction, gave me tools in order to make interpretative reasonings about my domestic environmental law (Mexico).

por Jorge A

16 de oct. de 2016

This course is an excellent primer for this topic. It's really well gauged for general interest public and it does not fall short for whomever would like to go a little further. I will extend a policy chapter on a course I teach on Environmental Science.

por Vilmaurora C

6 de oct. de 2015

I really liked this Course.

Although I am not a lawyer and more environmental engineer, the professor explain different environmental law cases (Waste, Soil, Water, Air) in an easy-going manner. It was simple but very strong content!

100% recommendable!!

por Raoulle F

1 de mar. de 2017

This was an awesome experience- I was very much impressed by the course material as well as Professor Hornstein's enthusiasm and approach! I certainly learned a lot and this course will truly help me down the road with my career and advanced studies.