Climate Change, Energy, and the Environment

PUB PLC X 461

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.

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Winter
Summer
Hybrid
Starting at $715.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Understand the causes, sources, and impacts of climate change
  • Analyze existing and proposed efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution
  • Understand 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.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Hybrid courses have both regular remote meeting times and online instruction. Click “See Details” for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Monday 6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Therese Zarlengo
377637
Fee:
$715.00
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Notes

Elective course in Sustainability Certificate. Required course in Environmental Studies Certificate. 36 hours of CM credit for AICP certified planners.

Enrollment limited. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 11, 2021. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 18, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change, A Guide to the Debate by Andrew E. Dessler and Edward A. Parson
Schedule
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Date
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Lecture
Mon Jan 4, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jan 25, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Feb 8, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Feb 22, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Mar 8, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online

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

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