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Global Environmental Issues
This course examines a set of global environmental issues including population growth, ozone layer depletion, climate change, air pollution, the environmental consequences of energy supply and demand decisions and sustainable development. It provides an overview of the scientific basis for these problems and examines past, present and possible future policy responses. Individual projects, presentations, and problem sets are included.
Sample reading list:
Population Reference Bureau, World Population Highlights, 2010
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Climate Change 2007 Synthesis Report
Andersen, S.O. et al, Technology Transfer for the Ozone Layer:Lessons for Climate
Daniel Jacob, Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry
US EPA, 2008, National Air Quality, Status and Trends Through 2007
Bell, R.G., Russell, C., Environmental Policy for Developing Countries, Issues in Sci
Approximately 50-75 pages of reading per week. Mid-term and final papers.
Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 15%
Paper in lieu of Final - 25%
Oral Presentation(s) - 15%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Problem set(s) - 25%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
AP Chemistry, CHM 201, or permission of instructor..
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