Earth and Planetary Sciences 239 - The Consequences of Energy Systems

Catalog number: 

98708

Faculty: 

Daniel P. Schrag

Semester: 

Sep to Dec 2014 (Fall Term)

Meeting time: 

Friday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Term: 

Fall 2014-2015

Department ID: 

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Description: 

This course provides an introduction to the physical and chemical impacts of energy choices on human society and natural ecosystems. Topics will include the carbon cycle, climate, air and water pollution, impacts of energy systems on health, land use consequences of energy technologies, and nuclear waste and proliferation.

School name: 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Cross registration: 

Eligible for cross-registration

Prerequisites: 

College level chemistry and physics and permission of instructor.

Credits: 

Half course

Timestamp: 

Monday, September 1, 2014 (All day)