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Climate and Global Change
Katherine Straub, Susquehanna University
The objective of this course is to analyze the issue of global warming from multiple perspectives, including science, policy, law, and economics, with a particular emphasis on critical reading and writing skills. ...

Natural Hazards and Risk Communication
Kathleen Phillips, Stanford University
This course will provide an introduction to the science behind natural hazards, the risks associated with these hazards, and effective methods of communicating those risks to a variety of audiences. Recent research ...

Humans and Nature: Living in the Anthropocene
Brooke Crowley, University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
This is a lecture-based interdisciplinary introductory course. We focused on current social and environmental issues that emphasize the links between raw materials, waste, and products used in day-to-day life. I ...

Petrology
Laura Webb, University of Vermont and State Agricultural College
The course is an introduction to the scope and methods of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic petrology. Through lecture, class discussions, and laboratory exercises, students learn about the classification, ...

Visioning a Sustainable World
Bill Stigliani, University of Northern Iowa
Students will learn why the present industrial system is unsustainable, and envision key attributes of a sustainable society. The class creates a sustainable vision based on study and conversation about renewable ...

Environmental Geology
Maureen Muldoon, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
This is a general geology course for non-majors. I introduce the course using a picture of the book "How Things Work in Your House (and what to do when they don't)". The course covers all the basic ...

Climate Solutions: A Learning Community on Climate Science and Human Adaptations
Robert Cole, The Evergreen State College
This program was a full-time (16 credit) learning community that focused on the scientific basis of climate change, and on a variety of strategies that societies could take to respond to climate change.

Life cycle assessment
James Stone, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
This course will provide an introduction to life cycle assessment (LCA) modeling for students within various science and engineering degree programs at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. LCA data and ...

Life Cycle Assessment Modeling
James Stone, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
This is an interdisciplinary lecture and computational laboratory course where students will focus on the computational structure and data sources required to complete an environmental LCA. The course is delivered using a problem based learning approach, utilizing many of the LCA modeling software available.

Bite Me: Consumption in U.S. Society: A Learning Community on the Ethics of Food, Clothing and Shelter Choices
Michael Hanson, Bellevue Community College
This is a 10-11 credit interdisciplinary, learning community composed of life science courses and English composition courses. The focus of the course is the ethics of food, clothing and shelter choices. We ...


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