PIA4071 - Globalisation and the Environment
|* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice|
This course examines globalisation and how it has affected local, regional and global environmental conditions. Today globalization undoubtedly is accelerating numerous environmental problems, including climate change, air pollution, natural resource depletion, pollution, and water degradation. We will discuss the key concepts and theories related to globalization and the environment and the relationship between the two. We will also examine key debates and negotiations that have shaped environmental practices and activism. Additionally, we will discuss the case studies which bring out the relationship between globalisation and the environment. Topics which will be discussed include climate change, tourism, trade and consumption, and land grabbing.
Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)
Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information
|Department of Public and International Affairs|