NR 820 (01) - International Environmental Politics and Policies for the 21st Century

Intl Environ Politic &Policies

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Natural Resources
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   1  
CRN: 11075
Students examine policies for managing human activities to sustain the health of regional ecosystems and planetary life-support systems. Selected problems of the international commons (oceans, marine resources, atmosphere, migratory species); global and regional carrying capacity (population, resource consumption), internationally shared ecosystems (trans-boundary watersheds, water-bodies, tropical forests); and the relevant international institutions and politics for policy formation, conflict resolution, and implementation. Using a policy-analytic framework, students develop case studies to assess international policies and institutional arrangements to achieve the objectives of Agenda 21--Earth Summit Strategy to Save the Planet. Prereq: permission.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): EC 820
Instructors: Catherine Ashcraft

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 11:10am - 1:00pm JAMS 140