WWS 585B / MAE 580
Topics in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy - Living in a Greenhouse: Technology & Policy
A focus primarily on the challenge of modifying the global energy system to reduce projected carbon dioxide emissions. Students pursue both science/technology and policy in each of five two-week units: 1)underlying carbon cycle science, ways the world has organized to learn more & to communicate results; 2) Energy efficiency, patterns of demand, lifestyles, energy & poverty; 3) Fossil fuels, abundance & depletion, energy security; 4) Carbon capture & storage, policies enabling commercialization, risk assessment; 5) Non-carbon energy in its two forms, nuclear power & renewable energy. Final two weeks are devoted to student reports.
Open to Graduate Students Only.
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