International Environmental Negotiation

An aerial photo of Mexico City, partially obscured by smog.

Smog hovers over Mexico City. (Image courtesy of Christian Figenschou.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

11.364

As Taught In

Fall 2010

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This seminar will explore the difficulties of getting agreement on global definitions of sustainability; in particularly building international support for efforts to combat climate change created by greenhouse gas emissions as well as other international resource management efforts. We will focus on possible changes in the way global environmental agreements are formulated and implemented, especially on ways of shifting from the current "pollution control" approach to combating climate change to a more comprehensive strategy for taking advantage of sustainable development opportunities.

Archived Versions

Moomaw, William, and Lawrence Susskind. 11.364 International Environmental Negotiation, Fall 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-364-international-environmental-negotiation-fall-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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