Five College Consortium

ST-Climate Crisis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Geography
Course Number: 
497C
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This course is an introduction to the political ecology of climate change, response, and justice. It provides an opportunity to engage in critical reading and discussion about the great moral, political, economic, and environmental challenge of our time. We will explore climate crisis narratives; mitigation, adaptation, and climate justice issues; policy and social/economic reform debates; and climate activism. Reading will range from IPCC reports to work by Bill McKibben, Naomi Klein, and Indigenous activists.
Comments: 
A previous course at the 300-400 level in social sciences (human geography or other field) is recommended, but not required.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
74892

Course Sections

ST-Climate Crisis
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Stanley Stevens sfsteven@cns.umass.edu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM Morrill I N349