EVS 260: Environmental Studies: Ideas and Institutions

This class analyses the key ideas, individuals, and institutions that have shaped environmental studies and policies in the US and globally.  The course provides an introduction to environmental writings that have shaped attitudes to the environment, an overview of the most important US and international institutions that have been established to manage the environment, and the exploration of critical and iconic environmental cases and problems.  The course is intended to provide the social science foundations and basic environmental literacy for the degree in environmental studies.

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