GPS 0245 - Sustainable Energy

Credits: 3

Crosslisted: ENVS 0245  

Provides a thorough exploration and examination of sustainable energy in the 21st century and covers technologies (e.g. fossil fuels, wind power, solar energy, geothermal energy, nuclear power, etc.), applications (e.g. transportation, green buildings, etc.), and strategies (e.g. energy conservation, energy efficiency, lifestyle choices, et.). A special emphasis is placed on the connections between energy consumption, population growth, climate change, and global sustainability. This course includes quantitative calculations, case studies, and site visits.

Prerequisites: GPS 0102  or GPS 0106 /ENVS 0106  or permission of instructor.

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