Environmental Problem-Solving: Balancing Science and Politics Using Consensus Building Tools

Environmental Problem-Solving: Balancing Science and Politics Using Consensus Building Tools

Guided Readings and Assignments from MITs Training Program for Environmental Professionals

Lawrence Susskind, Bruno Verdini, Jessica Gordon, Yasmin Zaerpoor

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‘Environmental Problem-Solving' presents short excerpts from carefully selected readings, expert commentaries on those readings, assignments, and the best MIT student responses to the assignments and exam questions with excellent student response. The book presents four main models of environmental policy-making: competing theories of environmental ethics; tools for environmental assessment and environmental decision-making; and techniques for public engagement and group decision-making. The book covers the material presented in the semester-long course required of all students enrolled in MIT’s Environmental Policy and Planning Specialization.


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Lawrence Susskind:

Dr. Lawrence Susskind is Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning and Head of the Environmental Policy and Planning Group at MIT. One of the founders of the field of environmental dispute resolution, he has been teaching at MIT and Harvard for almost 50 years.

Dr. Bruno Verdini is Lecturer in Urban Planning and Negotiation at MIT, Affiliated Faculty at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, and Assistant Director of the MIT Science Impact Collaborative. His research focuses on energy transition, infrastructure development, and ecosystem restoration.

Dr. Jessica Gordon holds a PhD in Environmental Policy and Planning at MIT. Her research and work is on issues related to climate change, environmental policy, and sustainable development.

Dr. Yasmin Zaerpoor holds a PhD in Environmental Policy and Planning at MIT. Her research and work is on issues related to sustainable urban development in the global South, transboundary water governance, and negotiation.

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Dr. Lawrence Susskind is Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning and Head of the Environmental Policy and Planning Group at MIT. One of the founders of the field of environmental dispute resolution, he has been teaching at MIT and Harvard for almost 50 years.

Dr. Bruno Verdini is Lecturer in Urban Planning and Negotiation at MIT, Affiliated Faculty at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, and Assistant Director of the MIT Science Impact Collaborative. His research focuses on energy transition, infrastructure development, and ecosystem restoration.

Dr. Jessica Gordon holds a PhD in Environmental Policy and Planning at MIT. Her research and work is on issues related to climate change, environmental policy, and sustainable development.

Dr. Yasmin Zaerpoor holds a PhD in Environmental Policy and Planning at MIT. Her research and work is on issues related to sustainable urban development in the global South, transboundary water governance, and negotiation.

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Dr. Lawrence Susskind is Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning and Head of the Environmental Policy and Planning Group at MIT. One of the founders of the field of environmental dispute resolution, he has been teaching at MIT and Harvard for almost 50 years.

Dr. Bruno Verdini is Lecturer in Urban Planning and Negotiation at MIT, Affiliated Faculty at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, and Assistant Director of the MIT Science Impact Collaborative. His research focuses on energy transition, infrastructure development, and ecosystem restoration.

Dr. Jessica Gordon holds a PhD in Environmental Policy and Planning at MIT. Her research and work is on issues related to climate change, environmental policy, and sustainable development.

Dr. Yasmin Zaerpoor holds a PhD in Environmental Policy and Planning at MIT. Her research and work is on issues related to sustainable urban development in the global South, transboundary water governance, and negotiation.

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Dr. Lawrence Susskind is Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning and Head of the Environmental Policy and Planning Group at MIT. One of the founders of the field of environmental dispute resolution, he has been teaching at MIT and Harvard for almost 50 years.

Dr. Bruno Verdini is Lecturer in Urban Planning and Negotiation at MIT, Affiliated Faculty at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, and Assistant Director of the MIT Science Impact Collaborative. His research focuses on energy transition, infrastructure development, and ecosystem restoration.

Dr. Jessica Gordon holds a PhD in Environmental Policy and Planning at MIT. Her research and work is on issues related to climate change, environmental policy, and sustainable development.

Dr. Yasmin Zaerpoor holds a PhD in Environmental Policy and Planning at MIT. Her research and work is on issues related to sustainable urban development in the global South, transboundary water governance, and negotiation.

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