12.846J Global Environmental Science and Negotiations
Practical introduction to the international environmental political arena, particularly designed for science and engineering students whose work is potentially relevant to global environmental issues. Covers basic issues in international politics, such as negotiations, North-South conflict, implementation and compliance, and trade. Emphasizes the roles and responsibilities of experts providing scientific assessment reports and in technical advisory bodies. Term projects focus on organizing and presenting scientific information in ways relevant for ongoing global policymaking. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.
This class has no prerequisites.
12.846J will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by N. Selin.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
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