Fall 2005 Course Description

Advanced Topics in Public Policy

Section Title: Current Issues in International Energy and Environmental Policy
Instructor(s): Charles Groat
Course: P A 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
(previously Seminar in Topics in Public Policy)
Unique Number: 64033
Day & Time: Mondays, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: GEO 3.222
Waitlist Information:For LBJ Students: UT Waitlist Information
Notes: Same as GEO 391, EMR 396 and PGE 383

This course fulfills requirements for the following specialization(s):

Description: The seminar will be organized around the global energy resource base; current state of and future options for resource development; environmental, economic, and geopolitical aspects of energy resource development; and the role of science and technology in shaping energy and environmental policy.

Topics and perspectives that will be included in discussions:

The scientific and technological framework will be the foundation for each topic. The focus will then be on the role this framework does or could play in policy formulation with discussion of options and their international consequences.

Format will include presentations by the instructor, guests, and students who will report on term projects.

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