Fall/Winter Timetable

POL413H1F L0101

Graduate Course Code: POL2213H1F L0101

Global Environmental Politics

Themes

Examines the challenges faced by humanity in dealing with global environmental problems and the politics of addressing them. Focuses on both the underlying factors that shape the politics of global environmental problems – such as scientific uncertainty, North-South conflict, and globalization – and explores attempts at the governance of specific environmental issues.

Format and Requirements

Essays, critical summaries of readings, seminar participation, and class presentation.

Preparation

A background in international relations and/or international political economy is strongly recommended.

Prerequisites

POL208Y1 or equivalent