Climate Change Politics & Policy
ENVS/GEOG 3022

Week 3

Monday, July 24

  • news tweets #6

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 16, 17 & 18

Tuesday, July 25

  • co-facilitation #4

Required Readings

Hulme, Mike (2009) Why we disagree about climate change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity, Cambridge University Press.  Chapter 8 (pp. 248-283) & Chapter 9 (pp. 284-321)

Hale, T. (2016) “All Hands on Deck”: The Paris Agreement and Nonstate Climate Action, Global Environmental Politics 16(3), 12-22.

Wednesday, July 26

  • news tweets #7
  • Midterm Exam

Thursday, July 27

  • co-facilitation #5

Required Readings

Carmin, J., Tierney, K., Chu, E., Hunter, L.M., Roberts, J. T., and Shi, L. (2015) Adaptation to climate change, in Climate Change and Society (Dunlap, Riley and Brulle, Robert [eds]) Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK, pp. 164-198

Moser, S. and Boykoff, M. (eds.) (2013) Successful adaptation to climate change: Linking science and policy in a rapidly changing world, Routledge, London. Chapter 1 (pp. 1-33)

Khan, Mizan R. and Roberts, J. Timmons (2013) Towards a Binding Adaptation Regime: Three Levers and Two Instruments, in Successful Adaptation to Climate Change Moser, S.C. and Boykoff, M. [eds], Chapter 8 (pp. 132-148)

Friday, July 28

  • opening negotiations (lead negotiators present voting bloc positions)

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 19, 20 & 21