ENVS 050. Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change Impacts


Indigenous Peoples around the world are among the first to experience the direct impacts of climate change that pose serious threats to their contemporary livelihoods and cultural lifeways. Using illustrative case studies, this course will examine the impacts of climate change on Indigenous peoples and their communities globally and will examine Indigenous responses to climate change. Major themes and topics will include Indigenous relationships to land, cultural sustainability, food security, Indigenous climate adaptation and mitigation planning, and international forums concerning climate change policy and the rights of Indigenous Peoples. This course centers the lived experience and cultural perspectives of Indigenous Peoples. 
This course counts as an Environmental humanities for the ENVS major/minor.
1 credit.
Eligible for GLBL-core, PEAC.
Spring 2023. Benally.
Catalog chapter: Environmental Studies  
Department website: https://www.swarthmore.edu/environmental-studies


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