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Summer Sessions: ECONOMICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
June 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - August 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm PDT
This summer, the Energy and Resources Group will offer five of its most popular classes during Summer Sessions. All summer courses are open to UC Berkeley students and the general public. Courses may be taken individually or as part of the Summer Minor / Certificate in Sustainability. Registration is now open! COURSE: Energy and Resources Group N176 COURSE TITLE: Economics of Climate Change TIME: Tuesday, Thursday, 10am-12pm CREDITS: 3 SESSION DATES: 06/18-08/10/18 “Economics of Climate Change” – Climate change is caused by a large variety of economic activities, and many of its impacts will have economic consequences. Economists have studied climate change for more than two decades, and economic arguments are often powerful in policy decisions. This course will introduce students to these arguments and equip them with the tools to participate in discussions of climate change policy through an economic lens.