Courses of Study 2019-2020 
    
    Apr 09, 2020  
Courses of Study 2019-2020
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ILRIC 6013 - [Work, Labor, and the Climate Change]


(CU-ITL, CU-SBY)     
Fall. Next Offered: 2020-2021. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Co-meets with ILRIC 4313 .

L. Skinner.

Explores the important role of the labor movement and other social movements, both in the U.S. and internationally, in the effort to build a low-carbon, sustainable society. The course will examine the labor and employment effects of climate change and the transition to a green economy. It will also explore the various theoretical perspectives on climate protection and sustainable development, with special attention to issues of growth, development, production and consumption, the role of private markets and government intervention, and how these perspectives inform the goals, strategy, and tactics of the different movements involved.



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