Want to learn how climate policy actually works?
You know you do.
Real world climate policy isn’t made in the ivory tower. It happens in the depths of administrative agency proceedings, in legislative offices, and almost always in the courtroom.
What we’ll cover.
This course offers an interdisciplinary, graduate-level survey of historical and current efforts to regulate emissions of greenhouse gases in the United States. We will read primary legal documents—including statutes, regulations, and court cases—in order to critically evaluate the forces shaping American climate mitigation policy. Although the class will focus on the intersection of climate policy and the legal system, no background in law is necessary. Continue Reading…
“When the two biggest emitters and two biggest economies jointly do it, it will ideally transform the entire debate…”
Dr. Isha Ray at UN Headquarters discussing report on gender equality.
NBC interview of Dr. Kammen on new technology not meeting green expectations.
“As the dry season becomes more intense and rainfall more erratic, we’d expect to see this pattern propagating northward.”
SWITCH model selected as a “Project to Watch” by the UN’s Big Data Climate Challenge.
Surveying the Politics of Urgent Transitions: The Industrial Food System as a Case