CORC 3317 Oil, Water, Population, and Climate: A Synergy

3 hours; 3 credits

Oil, water, climate, and population as an interactive system of immense complexity. Carbon dioxide emissions, global warming, and water resources. Population, environmental impacts, and climate change. Peak oil, energy, water and climate. Oil, economy, and conflicts. Energy alternatives and their connection to water and climate. Fresh water availability, sanitation deficit, and water usage: connection to energy and global warming. Geopolitics of water and the international context. Energy and water challenges and solutions in a changing climate framework: commonality, differences, and connections. Satisfies Pathways College Option requirement.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

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