12.387 People and the Planet: Environmental Governance and Science


Class Info

Introduces governance and science aspects of complex environmental problems and approaches to solutions. Introduces quantitative analyses and methodological tools to analyze environmental issues that have human and natural components. Demonstrates concepts through a series of in-depth case studies of environmental governance and science problems. Students develop writing, quantitative modeling, and analytical skills in assessing environmental systems problems and developing solutions. Through experiential activities, such as modeling and policy exercises, students engage with the challenges and possibilities of governance in complex, interacting systems, including biogeophysical processes and societal and stakeholder interactions.

This class has no prerequisites.

12.387 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by N. Selin, S. Solomon and J. Sterman.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Fridays in 36-112.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

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