SOC465H5 • Climate Change and Society


In this course a variety of classical and contemporary sociological perspectives will be deployed to understand the social context, factors and consequences of climate change. Possible topics include the political economy of the environment, environmental refugees, environmental movements, media representations of climate change, the social context and consequences of fracking, the politics of global protocols on carbon emissions, climate justice and social inequality, etc.

( SOC205H5 or SOC231H5) and SOC221H5 and SOC222H5 and 1.0 SOC credit at the 300 level
Distribution Requirement
Social Science
Total Instructional Hours
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area