Climate Change, Energy and the Environment


Interested in the relationships between energy, climate, and the environment? This class offers an in-depth exploration of this interrelationship, focusing on how energy solutions address climate change politically.

Starting at $750.00
As few as 11 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Understand the causes, sources, and impacts of climate change
  • Study existing and proposed efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution
  • Analyze energy supply and demand
  • Explore future opportunities for cleaner sources of energy
  • Assess how governments, communities, and labor groups impact future efforts to reduce emissions

About this course:

The course provides a better understanding of how future energy solutions—both power and transportation—address climate change and environmental protection from a policy standpoint. Instructors broadly discuss climate change, including greenhouse gas emissions, their impacts and policy actions to reduce such impacts. The course also briefly discusses interrelationships among greenhouse gases, environmental quality, public health, energy security and long-term sustainability. Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to better analyze, plan and advise on future actions in response to new and evolving federal, state, and local programs and policies in this area.

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
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Instructor: Therese Zarlengo
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Elective course in Sustainability Certificate. Required course in Environmental Studies Certificate. 

Enrollment deadline: June 28, 2024. Enrollment limited. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Enrollment is typically reserved for adult students 18 years of age and older. Students under 18 years of age may receive consent to enroll based on special academic competence and approval by the instructor. If you are a student under 18 years of age, you must submit a request to enroll in the course 8 weeks before the course start date to for your request to be considered.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 28, 2024
Course Requirements

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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