An examination of the international response to global climate change. Topics include climate science; climate impacts; mitigation; adaptation; energy infrastructure; renewable energy technology; and current local, national, and international policy developments. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of environmental, economic, political, and cultural drivers of and barriers to lowering greenhouse gas emissions around the world. Prerequisite: ENVSC*110 or permission of the instructor. Distribution Requirements: SB, SP. This course counts as Social Science for the purpose of satisfying the College distribution requirement for students who matriculated before Fall 2016.