Readings

By week:

  • Week 1* (Sep 23 – ) Humans and the environment
  • Week 2 (Oct 5 –  ) Energy
  • Week 3 (Oct 12 – ) Stakes for humanity
  • Week 4 (Oct 19 – ) Ethics
  • Week 5 (Oct 26- ) Population growth and technology
  • Week 6 (Nov 2 – ) Consumption and you
  • Week 7 (Nov 9 – )  Thinking about technology
  • Week 8 (Nov 16 – ) Sowing doubt
  • Week 9 (Nov 23 – ) Carbon footprints (working on your papers)
  • Week 10 (Nov 30 – ) wrap-up, synthesize learning
  • Week 11 (Dec 7 – ) final assignment, evals, make-ups
  • See calendar of important dates
*For purposes of this course, week 1 spans Wed (Sep 23) through the next week (ending Oct 4).