The Problem Orientation: ENVS 5720/PSCI 7026

Course Reading Materials

We will use two main texts for the course:

  1. Pielke Jr., R.A. (2007) The Honest Broker: Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politics. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.
  2. Klein, N. (2014) This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate. Simon and Shuster: New York, NY.
  3. 3) Oreskes, N. and Conway, E. (2014) The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future. Columbia University Press, New York.


Listed prices for these books (new condition) are approximately $30, $30 & $10 each + tax. However, used copies will likely be available (CU Bookstore, etc.) We will also be reading various academic journal articles as well as referring to gray literature (newspaper and magazine reports etc.) throughout the course. These will be made available through the course webpage or by email.