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POL 203

Politics of the Environment

What can humans do to reverse the environmental problems they have created? What political actions are required? This course surveys the social, cultural, economic and political reasons for global and local environmental problems. Emphasis is placed on different political contexts, approaches and solutions to environmental problems in the North and South. Case studies and audio-visuals are used.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Politics and Public Administration

  • POG 100
    People, Power and Politics
  • POG 110
    Power and Influence in Canadian Politics
  • POG 210
    Power and Authority in Canada
  • POG 214
    Controversial Policy Topics
  • POG 225
    Global Governance
  • POG 230
    Research and Statistics
  • POG 235
    Western Political Thought
  • POG 240
    Intro to Comparative Politics
  • POG 310
    Provincial Politics
  • POG 313
    The Politics of Race and Ethnicity
  • POG 315
    Equity and Human Rights in Canada
  • POG 316
    Social Policy
  • POG 317
    Education Politics and Policy
  • POG 320
    Social Identity and Citizenship
  • POG 323
    The Politics of International Development
  • POG 324
    Global Political Economy
  • POG 410
    Canadian Urban Politics
  • POG 411
    Canadian Foreign Policy
  • POG 412
    Government and the Economy
  • POG 415
    Environmental Politics and Policy
  • POG 416
    The Politics of Canadian Federalism
  • POG 417
    Canadian-American Relations
  • POG 423
    Nationalism and Identity
  • POG 424
    Human Rights and Global Politics
  • POG 425
    Regional Economic and Political Integration
  • POG 426
    Global Conflict and Peace
  • POG 430
    Contemporary Political Thought
  • POG 431
    Power, Domination and Resistance
  • POG 440
    Indigenous Governance/Justice
  • POG 442
    Women and Comparative Politics
  • POG 443
    Global Cities
  • POG 444
    Politics, Media and Technology
  • POG 446
    Voters, Elections and Parties
  • POG 490
    Politics and Governance Topics
  • POG 499
    Field Experience
  • POL 101
    Canadian Political Institutions
  • POL 102
    Political Processes in Canada
  • POL 106
    The Politics of Human Needs
  • POL 123
    Urban Government in Canada
  • POL 128
    Politics and Film
  • POL 129
    Immigration and Settlement in Canada
  • POL 203
    Politics of the Environment
  • POL 208
    Globalization and World Politics
  • POL 377
    Urban Sustainability Policy
  • POL 501
    Women, Power and Politics
  • POL 507
    Power, Change and Technology
  • POL 510
    The Politics of Sexual Diversity
  • POL 511
    Well-being and Opportunity in Canada
  • POL 540
    Issues in Third World Politics
  • POL 588
    Neoliberalism and its Alternatives
  • POL 601
    Social Movements and Politics
  • POL 607
    Politics of Technology and Globalization
  • POL 609
    Global Justice
  • POL 688
    Colonialism and Imperialism
  • POL 720
    Canada in the Continent
  • PPA 101
    Cdn Public Administration I: Institutions
  • PPA 102
    Cdn Public Administration II: Processes
  • PPA 120
    Canadian Politics and Government
  • PPA 121
    Ontario Politics and Government
  • PPA 122
    Local Politics and Government
  • PPA 124
    Indigenous Politics and Governance
  • PPA 125
    Rights, Equity and the State
  • PPA 211
    Public Policy
  • PPA 235
    Theories of the State
  • PPA 301
    Administrative Law
  • PPA 303
    Financial Management
  • PPA 319
    Politics of Work and Labour
  • PPA 333
    Research Methods in Public Administration
  • PPA 335
    Theories of Bureaucracy
  • PPA 401
    Collaborative Governance
  • PPA 402
    Program Planning and Evaluation
  • PPA 403
    e-Government
  • PPA 404
    Issues in Public Administration
  • PPA 414
    Comparative Public Policy
  • PPA 425
    Intergovernmental Relations
  • PPA 490
    Public Administration Themes
  • PPA 501
    Public Sector Leadership
  • PPA 50A/B
    Practicum
  • PPA 51A/B
    Public Policy Research Paper
  • PPA 700
    Comparative Indigenous Politics/Policies
  • PPA 701
    Indigenous Public/Private Partnerships
  • PPA 702
    Administrative Law in Indigenous Context
  • PPA 703
    Dispute Resolution in Indigenous Context
  • PPA 704
    Current Issues in Indigenous Governance
  • PPA 705
    Sustainable Development and First Nations