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Climate Change Politics & Policy
ENVS 4100/3521

Week 10


March 20

‘thinking outside the COPs’: considering further alternatives

Prins, G., Galiana, I., Green, C., Grundmann, R., Hulme, M., Korhola, A., Laird, F., Nordhaus, T., Pielke, Jr., R., Rayner, S., Sarewitz, D., Shellenberger, M., Stehr, N., and H. Tezuka (2010) The Hartwell Paper: A new direction for climate policy after the crash of 2009. Institute for Science, Innovation & Society, University of Oxford; LSE Mackinder Programme, London School of Economics and Political Science.

Prins, G. and Rayner, S. (2007) Time to ditch Kyoto, Nature 449, 973-975.


March 22

‘hacking the planet’ through geoengineering?

written Assignment #2 due in class

Schneider, S.H., Rosencranz, A., Mastrandrea, M.D. and Kuntz-Duriseti, K. (eds.) (2010) Climate Change Science and Policy. Island Press: Washington, D.C.

  • Chapters 45-47 & 49