Classes

Grand Challenges in Energy and Environmental Policy

Semester: 
Fall
Offered: 
2015

"Grand Challenges" brings together a group of core faculty in the Department of Technology and Society to discuss the grand challenges in energy, environment, and climate. It covers broad topics from systems, fossil fuel, renewables, urban development, nuclear power and carbon to innovation and climate change so to give the students the "big pictures" as well as the depth that enable them to advance their research interests.

Energy and Society

Semester: 
Fall
Offered: 
2013

Energy and Society” is a fundamental energy class cross campus offered by Energy and Resources Group. It focuses on energy sources, uses, and impacts: an introduction to the technology, politics, economics, and environmental effects of energy in contemporary society; energy and well-being, energy international perspective, origins, and character of the energy crisis.

Guest Lecture in China Energy Systems

Semester: 
Spring
Offered: 
2012

China Energy Systems (CEE 276F) is a directed readings course that studies the energy resources and policies in use and under development in the world's most populous nation. As a country undergoing rapid and sustained economic growth, China's decisions as to how to meet its energy requirements will affect global energy markets and impact the global environment. This course focuses on the areas of major impact that are forecast and will present a comparative analysis of China's energy management strategies.  

Energy Section in Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation

Semester: 
Spring
Offered: 
2012

Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation” is an interdisciplinary E-learning course offered by the University of Copenhagen in close cooperation with Oxford University, UC Berkeley and the Danish Meteorological Institute.  Focus of the course is climate change impacts and the human response to climate change.