ECON 511 Energy, Economy and Environment (3 credits)

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Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Economics (Arts) : Interdisciplinary study of the short-term and long-term interactions between economic activity, energy usage and the environment. Implications of rising fossil fuels usage for environmental damage and its consequences for the future. The political economy of energy in national politics and international relations; the interface of energy and financial flows; the challenge of globally managing toxic residues.

Terms: Winter 2017

Instructors: Robin Thomas Naylor (Winter)

  • Prerequisite(s): 3 credits of microeconomics and 3 credits of macroeconomics.