Bio/Hum Bio/Earth Systems 147
          CONTROLLING CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE 21st CENTURY
Stanford University - Fall, 2000

Stephen Schneider                                                                  Armin Rosencranz
Tel. 725-1296                                                                        Tel. 725-9704 or 497-1133
Office hours by appt.                                                              Office hours Mon. 1 - 3 pm
EM: shs                                                                                  EM: armin

Mon. 3 - 5 pm in Gilbert 117

Overview

The course requirements are to read the weekly readings, discuss the readings in self-directed study sessions, interact with Steve, Armin and guest speakers in class, and write a major, well-documented research paper.  We hope to be able to publish the best papers.

Schedule of Topics and Readings

Oct. 2 - The Science of Climate Change (Schneider)

Oct. 9 - Science, Impacts and the Media (Schneider)

Oct. 16 - Global Economic Approaches to Carbon Abatement
               PREPARE ONE PAGE RESEARCH AGENDA

Oct. 23 - Climate Change and Global Enviro. Law, Politics and Diplomacy (Rosencranz)

Oct. 30 - Agriculture and Forestry (Niles)

Nov. 6 - Bringing the US into the Agreement (Rosencranz)
    FIRST DRAFT OF RESEARCH PAPER DUE

Nov. 13 - Energy and Technology Issues (Kammen)
     CONFERENCES ON RESEARCH PAPERS

Nov. 20 - Bringing China, India and Other Developing Countries into the Agreement (Sathaye)

Nov. 27 - Bringing Corporations into the Agreement, including disinformation (Burns or Hawken
     and Schneider)  FINAL DRAFT OF RESEARCH PAPER DUE

Dec. 4 - Conclusion and Discussion of Research Papers (Schneider and Rosencranz)