Through in-depth case studies and research projects, this course introduces students to comparative and international perspectives on three major environmental challenges - climate change, biodiversity loss, and access to clean water. Students will learn about the strengths and limitations of efforts by both governmental and non-governmental actors across a range of different countries and scales to tackle these challenges.
Satisfies a major requirement in Political Science
Satisfies a major requirement in Environmental Studies
Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought distribution requirement
Offered every other year, in rotation with POL 228.