11.364 International Environmental Treaties and Their Implementation
Examines the history and dynamics of international environmental treaty-making, or what is called environmental diplomacy. Emphasis is on climate change and other atmospheric, marine resource, global waste management and sustainability-related treaties and the problems of implementing them. Reviews the legal, economic, and political dynamics of managing shared resources, involving civil society on a global basis, and enforcing transboundary agreements. Focuses especially on principles from international relations, international law, environmental management and negotiation theory as they relate to common-pool resource management.
11.364 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by L. Susskind.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
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