Readings

By week:

  • Week 1* (Sep 26 – ) Humans and the environment
  • Week 2 (Oct 8 –  ) Energy
  • Week 3 (Oct 15 – ) Stakes for humanity
  • Week 4 (Oct 22 – ) Ethics
  • Week 5 (Oct 29- ) Population growth and technology
  • Week 6 (Nov 5 – ) Consumption and You
  • Week 7 (Nov 12 – )  Sowing doubt
  • Week 8 (Nov 19 – ) Thinking about technology
  • Week 9 (Nov 26 – )
  • Week 10 (Dec 3 – ) wrap-up, synthesize learning
  • Week 11 (Dec 10 – ) final assignment, evals, make-ups
  • See calendar of important dates
*For purposes of this course, week 1 spans Wed (Sep 28) through the next week (ending Oct 7).