ENVI 248
"Our Response Will Define Our Future": Climate Change Policy Analysis
Last Offered Fall 2019
Division II Writing Skills
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In 2014, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon declared: climate change is “the defining issue of our age. It is defining our present. Our response will define our future.” In this tutorial, we will examine a broad range of proposed, and currently implemented, policy responses to this grand challenge. We will employ policy analysis to evaluate these strategies’ effectiveness and viability. This tutorial will consider approaches at varied scales (ranging from university campuses to coordinated global action) and addressing different sectors (including transportation, energy generation, and food production).
The Class: Format: tutorial
Limit: 10
Expected: 10
Class#: 1439
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: students alternate in preparing 5- to 7-page papers and 2-page responses (five papers and five responses in total), final paper building on one of the 5- to 7-page papers
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: 1. second-year students 2. Environmental studies concentrators and majors 3. first-year students
Distributions: Division II Writing Skills
WS Notes: Bi-weekly 5-7 pages long papers. Students will receive from the instructor timely comments on their writing skills, with suggestions for improvement.
Attributes: ENVI Environmental Policy

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