Environmental and Sustainability Studies
College Of Humanities and Social Sciences and College of Science

CLIM 101: Global Warming: Weather, Climate, and Society

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3 (NR)

Survey of the scientific and societal issues associated with weather and climate variability and change. Examines physical phenomena observed in the Earth’s weather and climate, providing sufficient scientific and technical background to enable students to critically examine arguments being discussed by policymakers and the public at large. Also reviews the current debate on climate change from a scientific point of view with a focus on those aspects that have the largest potential impact on global society. Designated a Green Leaf Course. Fulfills general education requirement in natural science (nonlab).


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