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Schedule

We meet every Monday and Wednesday at 11:30-13:00 Classes start on Wednesday September 7, 2011 and end on Wednesday November 30, 2011. There is no class on Monday October 10 (Thanksgiving Day). There are 24 lectures in total, with 3 of them reserved for team presentations, and one for the in-class midterm exam. Please watch for updates on this page.
 
Roll mouse over article numbers for details on each article from the article portfolio. Article assignments for sessions are tentative. Please follow announcements in class and watch for updates.
 
Session / Date Topic Article
Number
Lecture
Notes
1. Wed, Sep 7 Introduction. What is environmental management?  
2. Mon, Sep 12 Key Environmental Issues & Climate Change  
3. Wed, Sep 14 What is sustainability? What is CSR? 4
4. Mon, Sep 19 Environmental Economics: Life-Cycle Analysis  
5. Wed, Sep 21 Environmental Economics: Policy Instruments - Theory 1
6. Mon, Sep 26 Environmental Economics: Policy Instruments - Practice 2, 7
7. Wed, Sep 28 Environmental Economics: Valuing the Environment  
8. Mon, Oct 3 Environmental Law: Jurisdiction & our Constitution 5
9. Wed, Oct 5 Environmental Law: International Treaties 3
10. Wed, Oct 12 Environmental Law: Environmental Assessment  
11. Mon, Oct 17 Midterm Exam   -
12. Wed, Oct 19 ISO 14000 and Environmental Management Systems  
13. Mon, Oct 24 Corporate Environmental Strategy  
14. Wed, Oct 26 Green Marketing and Eco-Labels 10, 11
15. Mon, Oct 31 Pollution Abatement: Air Pollution  
16. Wed, Nov 2 Pollution Abatement: Water Pollution  
17. Mon, Nov 7 Energy Systems: 'Peak Oil'?, Nuclear Energy  
18. Wed, Nov 9 Energy Systems: Solar, Wind, Geothermal  
19. Mon, Nov 14 Team Presentations: A, B, C   -
20. Wed, Nov 16 Team Presentations: D, E, F   -
21. Mon, Nov 21 Team Presentations: G, H, I   -
22. Wed, Nov 23 Guest Lecture: Malcolm Smith, Hemmera   -
23. Mon, Nov 28 Debate Day: Landfill vs. Incineration 9 -
24. Wed, Nov 30 Electricity and the Smart Grid 8

Final Exam: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 15:30; Location: ANGU 347

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