Climate Change Politics & Policy
ENVS/GEOG 3022

Week 2

Monday, July 17

  • news tweets #3
  • hand in country fact sheets (copies for each of your voting bloc + me)

Required Readings

Leggett, Jeremy (2015) The Winning of the Carbon War: Power and politics on the front lines of climate and clean energy Creative Commons: Mountain View, CA. Chapters 7, 8 & 9

Tuesday, July 18

  • co-facilitation #2

Required Readings

Hulme, Mike (2009) Why we disagree about climate change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity, Cambridge University Press.  Chapter 5 (pp. 142-177) & Chapter 4 (pp. 109-141)

Seto, K., Davis, S.J., Mitchell, R.B., Stokes, E.C., Unruh, G. and Urge-Vorsatz, D. (2016). Carbon Lock-In: Types, Causes and Policy Implications. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 41: 425-452

Wednesday, July 19

  • news tweets #4
  • brief voting bloc discussions

Required Readings

Betsill, M., Dubash, N. K., Paterson, M., van Asselt, H., Vihma, A., & Winkler, H. (2015). Building Productive Links between the UNFCCC and the Broader Global Climate Governance Landscape1Global Environmental Politics.

Leggett, Jeremy (2015) The Winning of the Carbon War: Power and politics on the front lines of climate and clean energy Creative Commons: Mountain View, CA. Chapters 10, 11 & 12

Thursday, July 20

  • co-facilitation #3

Required Readings

Hulme, Mike (2009) Why we disagree about climate change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity, Cambridge University Press.  Chapter 6 (pp. 178-210) & Chapter 7 (pp. 211-247)

Keohane, R.O., and Victor, D.G. (2016). Cooperation and discord in global climate policy, Nature Climate Change 6, 570

Friday, July 21

  • news tweets #5

Required Readings

Leggett, Jeremy (2015) The Winning of the Carbon War: Power and politics on the front lines of climate and clean energy Creative Commons: Mountain View, CA. Chapters 13, 14 & 15