Course Offering

Spring 2016 Geography 4098: Paris 2015 Climate Conference Debrief

Anji Seth will be instructing a Geography variable topics course in the spring to discuss outcomes from the Paris 2015 Climate Conference. Questions? Send  e-mail to <>.

GEOG 4098 Variable Topics:
The UN COP21 Paris 2015 Climate Conference Debrief
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: none
Recommended preparation: GEOG 2300 or equivalent
CLAS 446 W 4-6:30pm (time/location may be adjusted after first class)

In December 2015, UConn is sending a delegation of students [Apply now at Paris Applicationdeadline Oct 9] and faculty to the Paris 2015 Climate Conference (COP21) to join the expected 50,000 participants including 25,000 official delegates from government, intergovernmental organizations, UN agencies, NGOs and civil society.

Professor Seth, a faculty co-Chair of the UConn COP21 delegation, will instruct this one-time course, informed by the experience of the delegation, with guest lectures and readings designed to help us unpack the outcomes and implications of the historic conference for people and the planet. The course is open to students interested in Global Warming from all disciplines/perspectives, including those who travel to Paris as part of the delegation, and those who do not.

Contact: Professor Anji Seth <>