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Fall 2016-2017
CEE 334 / WWS 452 / ENV 334 / ENE 334 (STN)   na, npdf

Global Environmental Issues

Denise L. Mauzerall

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, 2015 World Population Data Sheet
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Climate Change 2013 Synthesis Report
Daniel Jacob, Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry
USEPA, Our Nations Air-Status and Trends through 2010
REN21, Renewables 2015: Global Status Report
Bell, RG; Russel, C, Environmental Policy for Developing Countries

Reading/Writing assignments:
Approximately 50-75 pages of reading per week. Mid-term and final papers.

Requirements/Grading:
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%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
AP Chemistry, CHM 201, or permission of instructor..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20584 S01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm T Th   Peyton Hall   33   Enrolled:18 Limit:15 Closed