In depth-analysis of environmental case studies. Focus on science critical to policy development and implementation, the policy-making process and policy outcomes. Special emphasis on interaction between scientific information and policy-making. Example topics include Western water resources, biodiversity conservation and global warming. Emphasis on written and oral communication and critical analysis.
Prerequisite:WRI 010 and (any lower division BIO, ECON, ENVE, ESS, POLI, or PUBP course) or consent of instructor. Discussion included.