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

SCD 342 - Policy and Econ of Climate Change

3 Credits

Students investigate the political and economic forces that have shaped past efforts to address climate change, and explore policy options including international treaties, national regulations, and municipal efforts.  Students analyze the benefits and pitfalls of market based solutions, and utilize the tools of economics to evaluate the impacts of alternative policies in order to develop a vision for a sustainable climate future.
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing