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Spring 2011-2012
WWS 586D   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Topics in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy - Global Environmental Governance

Michael Oppenheimer

Examines intl law & governance in the context of environmental problems. Considers the need for regulation under conditions of scientific uncertainty in issues such as climate change, bovine growth hormones, GMOs, fisheries management, biodiversity conservation, ozone depletion. Explores the efficacy of diverse regulatory approaches, mechanisms for scientific advice to policymakers & participation by business firms, NGOs. Considers intersections between environmental regulation (both domestic and international) with trade, investment, & multilateral development, aid programs.

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

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Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42352 S01 01:30:00 pm - 04:30:00 pm F   Robertson Hall   020   Enrolled:17 Limit:18