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Climate Change Politics & Policy
ENVS 4100/3521

Week 15


April 24

NGOs & campus actions

guest speakers: Dave Newport

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

  • Chapter 41

Bryant, R.L. (2009) Born to be wild? Non-governmental organisations, politics and the environment Geography Compass, 3(4), 1540-1558.

Doyle, J. (2009) Climate action and environmental activism: the role of environmental NGOs and grassroots movements in the global politics of climate change in Climate Change and the Media (Boyce, T. & Lewis, J. [eds.]) Peter Lang Publishing: London, 103-116.


April 26

celebrities: the new charismatic megafauna

Hulme, M. (2009) Why we disagree about climate change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.

  • Chapter 9

Prudham, S. (2009) Pimping climate: Richard Branson and the performance of green capitalism Environment and Planning A, 41(8), 1594-1613.

Bottrill, C., Lye, G., Boykoff, M. and Liverman, D. (2008) First step: UK music industry greenhouse gas emissions for 2007, report for Julie’s Bicycle & the UK Music Industry, 2007-2008.