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GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectPolitical Science
Environmental Studies
Number & Suffix: 131
Full UC Title: GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS 
Transcript Title: GLOBAL ENVIRON POL 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course introduces the ethical, political, and institutional challenges raised by the global environmental crisis and the key policy and institutional responses. It explores the environmental treaty system, the role of the United Nations, and the complex relationship between global environmental and economic governance. The role of key non-state actors is also examined, including the diverse and often competing claims of the modern environment movement, its critics, and the changing practices of corporations. Key global debates about sustainable development, environmental justice, and ecological security are explored through a range of topics and case studies, including the idea of the ecological footprint and the problem of over-consumption, the global politics of climate change, the relationship between trade and environment, and the precautionary principle and the politics of risk. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS 
Partner University Department: Political Science 
Partner University Course Number: POLS30022