Introduction to Environmental Studies
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ENVS 001. Introduction to Environmental Studies


Built around four case studies, this course provides a broad introduction to the inherently interdisciplinary work of environmental studies by providing historical background and examining options for action using tools from a variety of perspectives, chiefly from the sciences and social sciences. Course themes include tragedy of the commons issues, and rights and environmental justice; sustainable development, including increasing urbanization of humanity, population growth, and Kuznets curve; global climate change science and debate; feedback loops and tipping points; and community adaptation and resilience.
Non-division.
1 credit.
Spring 2018. Graves, Peck.
Spring 2019. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Environmental Studies  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/environmental-studies


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