UN2050: Environmental Policy and Governance | L. Dale

Sustainable Development
Undergraduate Lecture
Tu Th 10:10-11:25AM

Sustainability is a powerful framework for thinking about business, economics, politics and environmental impacts. An overview course, “Environmental Policy and Governance” will focus specifically on the policy elements of sustainability. With an emphasis on the American political system, the course will begin by exploring the way the American bureaucracy addresses environmental challenges. We will then use the foundations established through our understanding of the US system to study sustainable governance at the international level. With both US and international perspectives in place, we will then address a range of specific sustainability issues including land use, climate change, food and agriculture, air quality, water quality, and energy. Over the course of the semester, we will study current events through the lens of sustainability policy to help illustrate course concepts and theories. 

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