POL475H5 • Global Environmental and Sustainability Politics


This course examines the challenges faced by humanity in dealing with global environmental and sustainability problems and the politics of addressing them. Focuses on both the underlying factors that shape the politics of these problems - such as scientific uncertainty, North-South conflict, equity concerns, globalization and production and consumption patterns - and explores attempts at the governance of specific global or transnational environmental and sustainability issues by state and non-state actors.

Enrolment Limits
Enrolment is limited to Political Science Specialists, Joint Specialists and Political Science Majors.
Distribution Requirement
Social Science
Total Instructional Hours
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Political Science