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Policy, Science, and the Environment
ENVS 5000

Course Texts

We will read each of the following two books. These have been ordered through the CU Bookstore, are available online at the usual retailers, and will also be placed on reserve in Norlin Library.

Hulme, M., 2009. Why We Disagree About Climate Change: Understanding Controversy, Inaction and Opportunity, Cambridge University Press.

Pielke, Jr., R.A., 2010. The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won't Tell You About Global Warming, Basic Books.

Plus 3 other books TBD in class.



Clark, T., 2002. The Policy Process: A practical guide for natural resource professionals, Yale University Press.

Smil, V., 2005. Energy at the Crossroads: Global Perspectives and Uncertainties, MIT Press.

MacKay, D., 2009. Sustainable Energy: Without the Hot Air, UIT. Online free.

Pielke, Jr., R., 2007. The Honest Broker: Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politcs, Cambridge University Press.