BGPA413 INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY POLICY

This course examines the nature and emergence of international environmental problems, issue of energies and the response of the international community. Looking at a number of cases, including ozone depletion, desertification, bio-diversity, global warming, and competition for energy resources, the student will investigate international environmental and energy policies and the extent to which such policies and institutions provide effective governance, the extent to which international relations theory can explain such policies and also discuss the ethical dimensions of decision making.

Pre-requisite: None