This course will examine the fundamentals of public policy analysis to the environment. Students will explore the management of public policy issues related to land use and urbanization, ecosystem preservation, global analysis, and policy making.
Hypothesize solutions to global public policy issues.
Analyze various international environmental policy approaches.
Describe significant global environmental challenges.
Waste and Land Use
Analyze policy proposals for hazardous waste and land management.
Explain hazardous waste and land management policy development.
Describe hazardous waste and land management issues.
Analyze policy proposals for energy issues.
Explain energy policy development.
Describe energy issues, including sources and conservation.
Air and Water
Analyze policy proposals for air and water pollution issues.
Explain air and water pollution policy development.
Describe air and water pollution issues.
Introduction to Environmental Policy
Analyze outcomes of environmental policy.
Explain the environmental policy-making process.
Describe how social paradigms and public opinion affect views of the environment.
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