Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

SCD 328 - Globalization and the Environment

3 Credits


This course considers how global economic activity impacts the environment and human well-being. Students explore how factors such as distance, increased competition and international lending conditions influence how natural capital is owned, managed and used, for what purposes and for whom. Students also explore global initiatives and examples of community-level collective action aimed at achieving environmental sustainability. Topics include privatization of water, electronic waste, the global timber industry, agricultural land grabbing and climate change.