Global Environmental Issues and Sustainable Development: Course Syllabus

Topics: Economics, Macroeconomics, Sustainability Pages: 3 (687 words) Published: March 2, 2013
Detailed Course Syllabus: SEMESTER IV
4.1. Global Environmental Issues and Sustainable Development (MAEE4) MODULE I (15 hrs)
Trans-national Issues and the Environment
i) Trade and Environment: Trade, Foreign Investment and the Environment. Ecological dumping and standards ii) Trans-national Pollution. Management of the Global Commons iii) Globalization, Economic Reforms and the Environment

MODULE II (10 hrs)
Economics of Global Warming and Climate Change: Nordau‘s Dice Model. MODULE III (15hrs)
Energy, Environment and Economic Growth: Indian Energy and Environment issues and Climate Change negotiations. MODULE IV (15 hrs)
Environmental Issues and Policies in India:
Water, Land Transport and Urban development and related issues Total lecture Hours: 45
Suggested readings for Module I
Sengupta, R.P, High Economic growth, Equity and Sustainable Energy Development in Kanchan Chopra and Vikram Dayal (Ed). Hand book of Environmental Oxford University Press 2009. Sengupta, R.P, ―Economics in India. Prospects and policies of low carbon Economic growth in India‖, NIPFP Publications 2010. Available on the net. Kavi Kumar, in Kanchan Chopra and Vikram Dayal (Ed). Hand book of Environmental Economics; Oxford University Press 2009. Joyashree Roy in Kanchan Chopra (Ed).2009

Module II
Nicholas Stern, The Economics of Climate Change: Stern review, Cambridge University Press, 2007 Module III
1. Mohan Munasinghe and James Gustave Speth, Sustainable Development in Practice Cambridge University Press 2. Sustainable Energy in Developing Countries: Policy Analysis and Case Studies, Peter Meier and Mohan Munasinghe (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar)

Module IV
1. Remaining sections in Kanchan Chopra and Vikram Dayal (Ed). Hand book of Environmental Oxford University Press 2009. 2. The integrated energy Policy of the Planning Commission
4.2 Environmental Impact assessment (MAEE 05)

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