Contexte et Objectifs de la spécialité

To meet the environmental challenges of the next decades, the Master of Environmental Policy relies on an interdisciplinary approach, inspired by the idea that practitioners trained in the economics of the environment and climatology, environmental modelling and environmental law will be better equipped to understand the complexity of the political, economic, scientific and democratic challenges of the environment, combine theoretical and practical knowledge and contribute to coordination between the different players in the field of the environment.

Throughout the study program, the instructors, drawn from the most prestigious institutions (Université Pierre-et- Marie-Curie-Paris-VI, Ecole normale supérieure, Ecole polytechnique and CEA), introduce students to cutting-edge techniques in the study of biodiversity, climate change and the “earth system” (ecology, climatology, biogeochemistry, modelling).
Students acquire the theoretical knowledge they require to evaluate the state of the planet, identify and quantify the main parameters, prioritize the processes and assess the uncertainty of current knowledge. Whatever the career they choose, graduates will be capable of communicating with scientists and experts, using models and understanding their limitations.

In parallel, an interdisciplinary social sciences team (economists, legal experts and sociologists) will introduce students to sustainable development institutions and stakeholders and the economic, legal and financial tools of environmental regulation. Lastly, courses on the history and sociology of science, techniques and the environment and also of environmental philosophy give students the general knowledge they need to consider the use and development of contemporary technology.

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Responsable de formation / Contact

Responsable :
François RAVETTA

Secrétariat pédagogique : Aurélie ARNOUD-LAURENT (UPMC)
Tour 46/00, étage 1, porte 107C
Boite courrier 210
4 place Jussieu, 75252 PARIS Cedex 05

Ioannis PAPADIMITRIOU (Sciences Po)
Tél. : 01 45 49 56 64

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