Towards Climate Justice

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Climate Justice

Spring 2018

Taught By: Michael Dobson

Section: A

CRN: 4833

Credits: 4

This interdisciplinary course is designed to introduce students to the economic, political and social justice dimensions of anthropogenic climate change - what is causing it, who is responsible for it, and how we should respond to it. It is intended to provide a baseline understanding of a) the economics of climate change; b) climate politics, policy and law; and c) climate justice issues that communities and governments face. Topics include Climate and the North-South Divide, Climate, Markets and Imperialism, Climate Debt, and Climate Action and Capacity Building. Students will be evaluated based on critical writing assignments, presentations and a final paper. There are no prerequisites. This course satisfies the electives for the Interdisciplinary Science major, the elective for the Global Studies major/minor, and Environmental Studies major/minor.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Natural Sciences & Mathematics (LSTS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 15

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 8:22pm 6/24/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Times: 11:55am - 1:35pm

Building: Eugene Lang 65 W11th

Room: 464

Date Range: 1/23/2018 - 5/10/2018