MIT Energy Initiative
Energy Classes at MIT

Global Climate Change: Economics, Science, and Policy

Meets Energy Minor Requirements

Core - Social Science

Instructor

Class Number

15.026

Level

Undergraduate

Term

Spring

Description

Introduces scientific, economic, and ecological issues underlying the threat of global climate change, and the institutions engaged in negotiating an international response. Develops an integrated approach to analysis of climate change processes, and assessment of proposed policy measures, drawing on research and model development within the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change. Graduate students are expected to explore the topic in greater depth through reading and individual research. 12.340 recommended.

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