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Title: Global Climate Change: Economics, Science, and Policy
Url: http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/sloan-school-of-management/15-023j-global-...
Creator: Jacoby, Henry D.
Prinn, Ronald G.
Webster, Mort
Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Description: How will various institutions respond to global warming? It's a multifaceted question, and one that forms the basis of this thoughtful course offered by MIT's Sloan School of Management. Materials for the course are offered as part of MIT's OpenCourseWare initiative, and they include a syllabus, reading suggestions, lecture notes, and several assignments. The course was originally taught in the spring of 2007 by Professors Henry Jacoby and Ronald Prinn, and it also draws on research from the university's Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change. Visitors can get a sense of the course's basic objectives by looking over the readings and the lecture notes, and interested parties may even want to take on some of the homework assignments offered here.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental conditions. Environmental quality. Environmental indicators. Environmental degradation -- Global environmental change
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Climatology and weather -- Special topics, A-Z -- Global warming
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Social studies -- Economics
Key Concept: Ecology -- Climate
Meteorology -- Climate change
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2008
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Worksheets
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: MIT
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-05-29 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-31 11:56:06 (W3C-DTF)
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