GEOS 190

Energy and Environment

An introduction to energy resources and the environmental impacts of their use. The importance of nonrenewable fossil fuels in modern industrialized societies is examined and the effects of changing rates and costs of energy production on modern lifestyles are explored. The potential economic costs and societal impacts of transitioning to renewable and sustainable sources of energy are discussed.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
Science and Mathematics 1 course

Spring Semester information

Frederick Soster

190A: Energy & the Environment