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Adapting to Climate Change: Theories, Policy, & Action

(SPIRE title: Adapting to Climate Change)
NRC
590TP
Section: 
01
Credits: 
3
Meets: 
TU
TH
Spring 2014

Introduction to the policies and politics of climate change adaptation with a focus on the response of human systems in both the developed and developing world context. Overview of climate projections and potential hazards to socio-ecological systems. Examination of adaptation strategies, policies directing responses, knowledge and factors that facilitate or stymie action, maladaptation. Discussion of debates on the role of international climate community; state and non-state actors; climate justice and how to reach the most vulnerable.

Open to Seniors and Graduate students only.
Instructor: 
SPIRE Class Number: 
54281

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