VIS 2362. Lost and Alternative Nature: Vertical Mapping of Urban Subterrains for Climate Change Mitigation

Fri, 2022-08-05 09:11
Semester: N/A
  • Professor: Jung Yoon Kim
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: W
  • Time: 9:00-11:45AM
  • School: Graduate School of Design
  • Course ID: 220555
  • Subject Area: Landscape Architecture 

This seminar aims to come up with mitigation strategies informed by planar and vertical mapping of lost geomorphologies (topography, waterbody, subsoil, groundwater, carbon cycle, etc.) in highly urbanized cities, by designing the disposition of natural and artificial resources, both aboveground and underground, that...

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EDU A149. Leveraging Policy to Support Action on Climate Change in the Education Sector

Fri, 2022-08-05 09:08
Semester: N/A
  • Professor: Laura Schifter
  • Term: Spring
  • Day: F
  • Time: Split schedule 
  • School: Graduate School of Education 
  • Course ID: 220734
  • Subject Area: Education

SpringThe UN IPCC reports on climate change make it clear that to avoid the most devastating climate impacts, we need a global societal transformation, and we all have a role to play in advancing solutions. Education has been identified as a critical social tipping point to help the world meet the decarbonization...

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HISTSCI 1630. Writing Histories of Climate Change

Fri, 2022-08-05 09:06
Semester: N/A
  • Professor: Victor Seow, Emma Rothschild
  • Term: Fall 
  • Day: W
  • Time: 12:45-2:45PM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 220178
  • Subject Area: History

Explores different ways of writing about the history of climate change. The course will emphasise connections between large-scale data and local or micro-histories. It will consider the causes of human-induced climate change in particular places and times, and ways of averting them. Students will write short...

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HIST 15E. Writing Histories of Climate Change

Fri, 2022-08-05 09:05
Semester: N/A
  • Professor: Emma Rothschild, Victor Seow
  • Term: Fall 
  • Day: W
  • Time: 12:45-2:45PM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 220075
  • Subject Area: History

Explores different ways of writing about the history of climate change. The course will emphasise connections between large-scale data and local or micro-histories. It will consider the causes of human-induced climate change in particular places and times, and ways of averting them. Students will write short texts...

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EDU T801. Teaching Climate Change

Fri, 2022-08-05 09:03
Semester: N/A
  • Professor: Tina Grotzer
  • Term: Spring, January
  • Day: M, T, W, Th, F
  • Time: Split schedule 
  • School: Graduate School of Education
  • Course ID: 220733
  • Subject Area: Education 

Climate Change is an existential threat to life on Earth. The responsibility for creating atmospheric CO2 is not shared across the world’s populations or successive generations and yet it has wrought environmental injustice impacting the most vulnerable populations and has created intractable...

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E-PSCI 109. Earth Resources and the Environment

Fri, 2022-08-05 08:57
Semester: N/A
  • Professor: John Shaw
  • Term: Spring
  • Day: TBA
  • Time: TBA
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 114664
  • Subject Area: Earht & Planetary Sciences 

An overview of the Earth's energy and material resources, including conventional and unconventional hydrocarbons, nuclear fuels, alternative/renewable energy resources, metals, and other industrial materials. The course emphasizes the geologic and environmental factors that dictate the availability of these...

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ANTHRO 1150. Ancient Landscapes

Fri, 2022-08-05 08:55
Semester: N/A
  • Professor: Jason Ur
  • Term: Spring
  • Day: TBA
  • Time: TBA
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 120579
  • Subject Area: Anthropology

Archaeology has focused traditionally on excavations of settlement sites. However, no settlement existed as an island; ancient peoples moved within a larger environment which constrained their actions while it was simultaneously transformed by them. In addition to the modification of physical spaces, communities also imposed...

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E-PSCI 129. Climate and Atmospheric Physics Laboratory

Tue, 2022-08-02 13:22
Semester: N/A
  • Professor: Marianna Linz
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: W
  • Time: 3:00-5:45PM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 213672
  • Subject Area: Engineering Sciences

This course will take a hands-on approach to learning climate and atmospheric physics. Some of the topics covered will include the Greenhouse effect, hurricanes, climate variability, the jet stream, and global climate modeling. Students will...

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ESE 129. Climate and Atmospheric Physics Laboratory

Tue, 2022-08-02 13:20
Semester: N/A
  • Professor: Marianna Linz
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: W
  • Time: 3:00-5:45PM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 213669
  • Subject Area: Engineering Sciences

This course will take a hands-on approach to learning climate and atmospheric physics. Some of the topics covered will include the Greenhouse effect, hurricanes, climate variability, the jet stream, and global climate modeling. Students will...

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ESPP 90H. Climate, Crops, and Commonwealth

Fri, 2022-07-29 08:42
Semester: Spring
  • Professor: Peter Huybers 
  • Term: Spring
  • Day: TBA
  • Time: TBA
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 220476
  • Subject Area: Environmental Science & Public Policy
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ESPP 171. Solid Waste In Developing Countries

Fri, 2022-07-29 08:38
Semester: Fall
  • Professor: Ken Thomas
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: M
  • Time: 3:00-5:30PM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 220761
  • Subject Area: Environmental Science & Public Policy

This course will examine major issues of solid waste (i.e. production, management, storage, treatment, disposal, infrastructure costs and financing, policy) in the developing world at various geographic locations and scales across municipal, industrial, electronic, biological/medical, and radioactive waste...

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*ESPP 90P. Climate Responsibility and Climate Action

Fri, 2022-07-29 08:35
Semester: N/A
  • Professor: Peter Frumhoff
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: T
  • Time: 3:00-5:45PM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 220481
  • Subject Area: Environmental Science & Public Policy

Who bears responsibility for climate change? Confronting this question is central to establishing equitable policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit the adverse impacts of now unavoidable climate disruption.  International climate policy frameworks focus on the “common but...

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ESPP 78. Environmental Politics

Fri, 2022-07-29 08:28
Semester: Fall
  • Professor: Sheila Jasanoff
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: M, W
  • Time: 10:30-11:45AM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 112610
  • Subject Area: Environmental Science & Public Policy

An introduction to the history, organization, goals, and ideals of environmental protection in America. Examines the shifts in emphasis from nature protection to pollution control to sustainability over the past hundred years and develops critical tools to analyze changing conceptions of...

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Introducing the 2022 Environmental Fellows

Tue, 2022-07-12 14:13
July 12, 2022

HUCE announces new cohort of postdoctoral researchers... Read more about Introducing the 2022 Environmental Fellows

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As Climate Change Makes Some Areas Dangerous to Live In, It May Get Harder to Move

Fri, 2022-07-08 11:54
July 8, 2022

Hélène Benveniste provides a quantitative, global analysis of reduced international mobility due to resource deprivation caused by climate change, among other notable findings... Read more about As Climate Change Makes Some Areas Dangerous to Live In, It May Get Harder to Move

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Julia Yang

Thu, 2022-07-07 12:46
Environmental Fellow: 2022-2024
PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley

Julia Yang is a computational materials scientist working on novel Li-ion battery electrode upcycling processes to reduce toxic leaching into the...

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Matthew Tarduno

Thu, 2022-07-07 12:38
Environmental Fellow: 2022-2024
PhD, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley

Matthew Tarduno is an environmental economist studying how individuals' beliefs and biases impact their demand for environmental policy. ...

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Matthew Johnson

Thu, 2022-07-07 12:03
Environmental Fellow: 2022-2024
PhD, Energy and Environmental History, Georgetown University

Matthew P. Johnson is an energy and environmental historian whose research area is modern Latin America (with emphasis on Brazil and the Caribbean)....

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Marissa Childs

Thu, 2022-07-07 12:01
Environmental Fellow: 2022-2024
PhD, Environment and Resources, Stanford University

Marissa Childs researches the health effects of environmental change, focusing on both infectious disease transmission and environmental pollutants....

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Keeping Cool without Warming the Planet

Mon, 2022-06-27 08:29
June 27, 2022

A revolutionary new mechanism could unlock environmentally friendly air conditioning... Read more about Keeping Cool without Warming the Planet

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