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Sustainability Science
Lisa Harrington, Kansas State University
A mid-level lecture-based undergraduate course that focuses on sustainability concepts, approaches, and decision-making. Includes use of videos, and relation of sustainability to environmental, economic, and ...

Sustainability At Carleton
This class will focus on the concept of sustainability: What is sustainability? What is sustainability in practice? What does sustainability mean to Carleton? As a main project, the class will create potential ...

Urban Sociology
Adrienne Falcon, Carleton College
In general, in this course we explore ideas about cities and humans who live there through a series of lenses including: city as symbol, city as location of assimilation and integration and the opposite, city as a ...

Science and Other Stories: Reading the Mississippi River
Julie Maxson, Metropolitan State University
This course is an exploration of the nature of science and sustainability, focusing on the local system of the Upper Mississippi River.

Ethics and Climate Change
Lauren Nichols, Program on Values in Society and Program on Environment, University of Washington - Seattle
This course addresses ethical issues related to climate change such as: Why is climate change an ethical issue? What would constitute a just allocation of the burdens of climate change? In what ways does ...

Vulnerable Populations & Disasters
Marc Settembrino, Southeastern Louisiana University
This course is designed to critically examine the relationship between social inequality and disaster vulnerability. Special emphasis will be placed on social theories of disaster vulnerability, research examining ...

Bruno Borsari, Winona State University
An introduction to the theory of agroecology and the current practices of sustainable agriculture. The components of farm management will be studied within the context of a complex ecosystem. Class time will be ...

Hydrotopia: Toward a Hydraulic Society in the American West
Ed Barbanell, University of Utah
Interdisciplinary case study analysis of historical and emerging water issues in the western United States. Students learn the fundamental concepts and major issues related to water resources planning and ...

Modeling Earth and Environmental Systems
Steve Hurst, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
In this course, students will build and use models of climatic, hydrologic, geochemical, and human systems, explore the basic concepts of systems modeling, use models to test hypotheses, and find out about the ...

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