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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Online
Starting at $715.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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, including both power and transportation, will address climate change and environmental protection from a policy standpoint. Instructors broadly discuss climate change, including greenhouse gas emissions and 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 2019 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Michael Smith
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Fee:
$715.00
53 days left. Enroll by Jan 7, 2019
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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. Enrollment deadline: January 10, 2019. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2019
Course Requirements
(Optional) Book: This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate by Naomi Klein
(Optional) Book: Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know® by Joseph Romm
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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

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