GEOG 114, Thinking Globally, Acting Regionally: Geographies of Climate Change

Catalog Description: This writing-intensive course engages all fields of inquiry and forms of evidence in the geographies of climate change. Course topics include impacts on human and biophysical systems; mitigation and adaptation; global, regional and local policy efforts; gender and climate; and environmental justice and human rights. Regional and historical approaches underlie all topics.
Students will use common rhetorical strategies in writing; trans-disciplinary forms of
 evidence for characterizing, analyzing, narrating and explaining; additional focus on the arguments, evidence, and rhetorical strategies that climate skeptics use. Includes a research project. Open to non-majors.

Units: 3.0

Prerequisites: None


Summer: 6 weeks - 7.5 hours of seminar per week

Grading Basis: Letter

Final Exam Status: Alternative to final exam

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