GOV 232 GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS
An examination of the dynamics of international environmental politics since its emergence on the world stage in 1972. The course explores different perspectives in global environmental politics, actors and institutions, the creation of international agreements to address global and transboundary environmental problems and their effectiveness, and the major debates in the field, including the reach and limitations of global environmental governance, environmental security and conflict, ecological justice, and the role of transnational activist networks in global environmental diplomacy. Issues include climate change, biodiversity loss and deforestation, toxins, and shared resources.
Students may not receive credit for this course and ES/GOV 326.
Cross Listed Courses
This is the same course as ES 232
Open to juniors and seniors, and to others who have taken ES 110
or ES 111
or GOV 112
or GOV 113
or ES 251
Enrollment limited to 28 students.