Global Warming, Climate Change, Catastrophic Climate Destabilization

3 credits


Peace Studies
College of Arts and Science

Global warming, climate change and catastrophic climate destabilization as alternate conceptualizations. The greenhouse gas effect; the consequences of climate change for oceans, fresh water ecosystems, forests, agriculture, biodiversity, public health, social justice and global social stability. Potential solutions will be considered, including sustainable energy sources, efficiency of energy use, divestment from fossil fuels, and putting a price on carbon.