ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

ENVS-580
Environmental Science I (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

This course starts with the history and overarching concepts of environmental science, and continues with a survey of aspects including population and demographics; agriculture and toxic substances; energy sources, energy utilization, and efficiency; water resources and pollution; local and regional air pollution; and ozone depletion and global warming/climate change. Examples are chosen with a current global perspective and an eye to policy debates. Usually offered every fall.