PSC300.4 Climate Change & Human Rights: Italian and Global Perspectives (Fall, Spring)

Heatwaves, droughts, fires, floods and catastrophic storms. Like many countries around the globe, Italy faces multiple threats from climate change.

This course investigates the causes, effects and subsequent actions to address climate change from the international to the individual level. Through example-based learning, students will become active participants in the ongoing climate change discourse. Starting from the Italian perspective, this course provides participants with essential knowledge on climate science, international climate diplomacy, and human rights. It explores the connections between these major challenges, and explains how Italy fits in the larger context of global efforts to address climate change.

Cross-listed with GEO 300.4.

Department: Political Science

Location: Florence

Semesters: Fall, Spring

Credits: 3