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ER 100/200

Course Title: 
Energy and Society
Course Units: 
4
Catalog Description: 

You will develop an under­stand­ing – and a real work­ing knowl­edge – of our energy tech­nolo­gies, poli­cies and options. This will include analy­sis of the dif­fer­ent oppor­tu­ni­ties and impacts of energy sys­tems that exist within and between groups defined by national, regional, house­hold, eth­nic, and gen­der dis­tinc­tions. Analy­sis of the range of cur­rent and future energy choices will be stressed, as well as the role of energy in deter­min­ing local envi­ron­men­tal con­di­tions and the global cli­mate. ER C100 is open to under­grad­u­ates. ER C200 is open to grad­u­ate stu­dents. Cross-listed with Pub Pol C184/C284.