Courses of Study 2019-2020 
    Aug 17, 2022  
Courses of Study 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BEE 2000 - Perspectives on the Climate Change Challenge

Spring. 1 credit. Letter grades only.

Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will not receive credit for both BEE 2000 and BEE 2010 .
Co-meets with BEE 2010  (lecture only).

P. Hess.

This university-wide seminar series provides critically important perspectives on the grand challenge of climate change. Speakers from Cornell University and other institutions and will cover a range of topics including the science of climate change, implications for ecosystems, oceans, forests, agriculture and communities, the important ethical, philosophical and legal insights on the issue, and provide thoughts on societal responses through international mechanisms, economic drivers and communication tools. This seminar series counts towards the requirements of the climate change minor and the ESS minor and major.

Outcome 1: Students will demonstrate knowledge of contemporary environmental issues.

Outcome 2: Within the scope of the course, students will improve their capacity to predict and optimize the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.

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