Students will explore and understand the effects of the climate change crisis. Starting from a global overview, to national and then to a local perspective, students will notice the change in scope and approach towards tackling the climate crisis.
Students will understand what is climate policy. Students will understand how policy can regulate negative externalities in a market. Students will learn about Canadian climate policies and laws.
Students will understand the concept of negative externalities and climate change as a negative externality. Students will explore the need for government intervention and collective action to address a climate change.
Students will understand the difference between policy, legislation, and regulations. Students will learn that policy often needs to meet many expectations, and balance competing interests.