Environmental Conflict Management

Environmental conflicts have emerged as key issues challenging local, regional, national and global security. Environmental crises and problems throughout the world are widespread and increasing rapidly. In relation to these concerns, this course explores dynamics of environmental conflicts attendant to social, economic and ecological dimensions of natural resource accessibility, biodiversity, pollution and climate change. Through the use of writing prompts, mock workshops, stakeholder role-plays, and case study analyses students will apply the latest techniques, tools, and approaches for managing environmental conflicts.