Harvard Courses & Seminars

Environmental economics courses available at Harvard:

Economics 1687. Advanced Economics of the Environment, Natural Resources, and Climate Change
Professor Martin L. Weitzman

Economics 2680. Environmental, Natural Resource, and Climate Change Economics
Professor Martin L. Weitzman

Economics 2690hf/API-905y. Environmental Economics and Policy Seminar
Professor Robert N. Stavins and Professor Martin L. Weitzman

Economics 1661/API-135. Fundamentals of Environmental Economics and Policy
Professor Robert N. Stavins


Climate Change and Energy: Policy Making for the Long Term

Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Course
September 18, 2016 - September 23, 2016


Climate Change and Energy Policy—a new Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education program—will convene U.S. and international policymakers and corporate leaders to address the policy solutions and implications of one of the most critical global public policy issues of our time. This state-of-the-art program will provide deep insight into the science, economics, and policy of climate change—and into related topics involving energy production and use. Participants will engage with leading experts and have an opportunity for productive interaction with their peers.


To learn more about the variety of environmental courses offered at Harvard, start by reading the list available at the website of the Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE):

  1. Clicking through to the Environmental Course Guide;
  2. Clicking on "Social Sciences" under the heading "Research Areas" on the resulting web page (home page of the Environmental Course Guide);
  3. Scanning for environmental-economics courses among the approximately thirty courses on the resulting web page.

A listing of courses in energy policy at Harvard University, MIT, and Tufts University may be found on the web site of the Consortium for Energy Policy Research at Harvard. Economics courses may be found by clicking on the appropriate university at the top of the page and then scanning or searching.

For a comprehensive list of courses offered at Harvard University, visit the University's Course Catalog. For courses offered in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (including all undergraduate courses), visit the FAS Registrar's Course Guide.