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[Environmental Science and Public Policy 11. Sustainable Development]

Explores contemporary understandings and practical implications of the idea of sustainable development. Investigates the meanings and measures that different groups have given to "sustainable development;" scientific understanding of the complex social-environmental systems we seek to develop sustainably; and lessons on how societies have avoided the "tragedy of the commons" while instituting practical action that advances sustainable development effectively and equitably. Employs case studies in development to meet needs for energy, food, water and health.

Note: This course, when taken for a letter grade, meets the General Education requirement for Societies of the World. This course will be limited to 30 students. Likely offered Fall 2019.

Professor: 

Season: 

Fall

Time: 

TBA

Course ID: 

109934

Subject Area: 

Environmental Science and Public Policy
General Education
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