Green Germany: World Leader in Environmental Policy
Exploration of Germany's leading global role in developing and implementing “green” technologies and environmental policies. Analyzes Germany's current and past policies on energy, agriculture, and pollution control. Examines polices in context by studying German ideas about nature, history of German environmentalism, and by looking at Green Germany in European and global perspective. Discusses extent ethics can or ought to influence debates about global climate change and its ramifications. Readings include scholarly studies, exemplary policies, and groundbreaking ecological texts. One course.