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Fall 2021
Sep 30,2022
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(Formerly ENST340) The Reality ofClimate Change-The course will examine the science of our changing climate and its relationship to: extreme weather events, our reliance and use of fossil fuels, our consumption patterns, resource scarcities, and the impacts and interconnections ofthese relationships on existing, proposed and possible future climate policies. We will look at the implications of these relationships for us in 2015, as well as for our near, medium and long term future. This course will look at contemporary climate change policy at the international, national, regional, state and local levels. What are we doing to adapt to the changes that are already occurring and are we prepared and equipped to mitigate the realities that society faces. ls society moving “fast enough?” Do we have the necessary mechanism and forums in place to be able to adequately assess what science and our natural world are showing us and then act on this information in a timely way? What role does government, civil society, corporations and the individual have to play in developing, designing and implementing climate policy to address the realties climate change is presenting to human society, The course will look closely at climate change advocacy and its role in affecting and impacting government policy.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Environmental Studies Department

Course Attributes:
Gen Ed 2018, Gen Ed 18-Syst, Sust&Society

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     


General Requirements:
Course or Test: ENST 209
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )

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