EOS 231. Energy and the Environment – Nicholas School Undergraduate Programs

EOS 231. Energy and the Environment

Overview of the challenges confronting humanity as a consequence of our reliance on energy. Challenges include dwindling supplies, rising demand and environmental degradation. Realistic responses require an understanding of the complexity of the energy system, including energy resources, uses, and impacts, in the context of social, political and economic imperatives. Lectures will be augmented by presentations from guest speakers from industry, government and non-profit organizations. Instructor: Pratson. 1 unit. C-L: see Environment 231; also C-L: Energy 231