Policy and Climate Change

Code: 
121
Science and economics, including recent findings. History and evolution of local, state, regional, national, and international policy. California's recent landmark climate change bill. Future policy prospects, emphasizing national and international levels.
Subject: 
PUBLPOL
Academic Year: 
2015-2016

Energy and Environmental Policy Analysis

Code: 
243
Concepts, methods, and applications. Energy/environmental policy issues such as automobile fuel economy regulation, global climate change, research and development policy, and environmental benefit assessment. Group project. Prerequisite: MS&E 241 or ECON 50, 51.
Subject: 
MSE
Academic Year: 
2015-2016
Section(s): 

International Environmental Policy

Code: 
92Q
Preference to sophomores. Science, economics, and politics of international environmental policy. Current negotiations on global climate change, including actors and potential solutions. Sources include briefing materials used in international negotiations and the U.S. Congress.
Subject: 
MSE
Academic Year: 
2015-2016
Section(s): 

Natural Resource and Energy Economics

Code: 
651
Management and provision non-renewable and renewable natural resources, with considerable attention to energy provision and use. Topics include: fisheries problems and policy; energy industry market structure, pricing, and performance; and policies to facilitate transitions from non-renewable to renewable energy.
Subject: 
MGTECON
Academic Year: 
2015-2016
Section(s): 

International Environmental Law

Code: 
605
This course examines the legal, scientific, political, economic, and organizational issues associated with the creation of international environmental regimes. The principal emphasis will be on the issue of climate change, with a focus on the current regime(s) and the lead-up to the Paris Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention. The course will also address the Montreal Protocol for Ozone Depleting Substances, the International Convention for Regulation of Whaling, and other multilateral agreements.
Subject: 
LAW
Academic Year: 
2015-2016
Section(s): 

Administrative Law

Code: 
238
Administrative agencies interpret statutes, promulgate regulations, and adjudicate disputes, thereby affecting vast areas of life -- from employment to food and drug safety, from the environment to energy markets, and from telecommunications to immigration. This course surveys the law of the administrative state, considering rationales for delegation to administrative agencies, procedural and substantive constraints on agency decision-making, and the judicial review of agency actions. Elements used in grading: Class participation, attendance, assignments, final exam.
Subject: 
LAW
Academic Year: 
2015-2016
Section(s):