ENVS 3520 Energy and Climate Change: An Interdisciplinary Approach

3 credit hours

Examines sources of energy and other resources in light of their availability, use, environmental impact, as well as their impact on policy, economics and values. As fossil fuels are the dominant energy source today, particular emphasis is placed on climate impacts and the carbon cycle. All material is assessed through the lenses of the physical sciences, policy, ethics and economics. Recommended prerequisite: a two-course sequence in any natural science. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Same as GEOL 3520.

  • Summer 2024
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