SPI 586D: Topics in STEP: Global Environmental Governance

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2020
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, fisheries management, whaling management, biodiversity conservation, and ozone depletion. Explores the efficacy of diverse regulatory approaches, mechanisms for scientific advice to policymakers & participation by business firms and NGOs. Considers intersections between environmental regulation (both domestic and international) with trade, investment, & multilateral development and aid programs.

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