Subject: Environment and Sustainability
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: School of Environ and Sustain

Description

This seminar course will examine ideas and assumptions that underpin attempts to achieve “sustainability” and explore different strategies aimed at advancing sustainability objectives. Students will examine fundamental conflicts in values and choices, governance options and challenges, and scientific and societal uncertainty about human-environment interactions.

Prerequisite(s): Enrolment in the SENS Ph.D. program. Course will be made available to students in Ph.D. programs of other units by permission from instructor.

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