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DHP P254: Climate Change and Clean Energy Policy

Course Description

This course examines how governments respond to the challenges posed by the complex problem of global climate change and how clean energy policies can help countries achieve multiple goals. The latest science, technological developments, economic assessments of costs and opportunities, the role of the media, domestic and international politics, and innovation are all discussed. Policy instruments for climate mitigation, adaptation, and a clean energy economy are introduced and thoroughly analyzed in a comparative way across most of the major-energy consuming countries. In-class exercises including an international negotiation simulation illuminate course themes. The course introduces and strengthens multidisciplinary policy analysis skills.

Jacob Werkman
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Fall 2020

Jacob Werkman
Day(s): Monday, Wednesday
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
SIS number: 84881

Final Exam

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