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310 ENV

This course engages students in the science of climate change. Specifically, the course will provide the geophysical and geochemical evidence of anthropogenic climate change. Topics include: simple atmospheric modeling, the nature of greenhouse gases and their relationship to the earth's energy balance. Also covered are the effects of climate change - past and present - on our biosphere and lithosphere. Attention will be paid to the issue of equity and equality - specifically investigating areas of environmental justice.