12.848J Global Climate Change: Economics, Science, and Policy


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Introduces scientific, economic, and ecological issues underlying the threat of global climate change, and the institutions engaged in negotiating an international response. Develops an integrated approach to analysis of climate change processes, and assessment of proposed policy measures, drawing on research and model development within the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change. Graduate students are expected to explore the topic in greater depth through reading and individual research.

This class has 5.60, 14.01, and 15.010 as prerequisites.

12.848J will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by R. G. Prinn.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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