11.382 Water Diplomacy: The Science, Policy, & Politics of Managing Shared Resources


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Examines the history and dynamics of international environmental treaty-making, or what is called environmental diplomacy. Emphasizes 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.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.382 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by L. Susskind.

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Thursdays in 9-450B.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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