PHYS 1085 Climate Change - Torn Between Myth and Fact

3 hours; 3 credits

Myths and facts of climate change with emphasis on global warming. Basic atmospheric science and climate modeling. Exploration of the nature of scientific knowledge. Relationships between scientific knowledge and social and cultural values. Contribution that the social sciences and humanities can make to public debates on climate change. ((Not open to students who have completed Core Curriculum 3309.) 2017-2018 Satisfies Pathways College Option requirement.

Prerequisite: Junior standing

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