Course Detail

Global Environmental Politics


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.