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Environmental Decision Making
Use of scientific data and arguments in formulating environmental policies, international development, poverty reduction, economic growth, conflict, and risk assessment. Class format consists of case studies for which students analyze the scientific arguments, evaluate the data upon which they are based, and determine the scientific credibility, political feasibility, and economic consequences of the various decisions.
Sample reading list:
Problem set data on special class website,
Data sets on E-Reserves,
See instructor for complete list
Course readings are drawn from scientific articles, web-based data sets, Congressional hearing records, government reports and media accounts. Weekly class exercises, a written proposal for an environmentally-sustainable economic development project.
Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 20%
Final Exam - 35%
Term Paper(s) - 25%
Problem set(s) - 20%
Full day field trip offered on two dates will replace one week of classes. This course does not count toward your GEO requirements.
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