Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Climate Solutions Lab

Engaged Climate Policy at the UN Negotiations

Brown University

Environmental Studies

Fall 2017

Prof. Timmons Roberts

Undergraduate seminar

Travel / Field trip / Client work,Group projects

Twelve undergraduate students will study a group of core readings, conduct independent and group projects, and attend the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's (UNFCCC) 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) and related climate change events in Bonn, Germany in November 2017. Students will critically analyze contemporary political events; develop and addresses pertinent research questions; engage with and interview experts in the field; craft policy-relevant and empirically grounded publications; and develop experience in using social media. Team-based research may be shared at the climate negotiations in Bonn.