Environmental Science (Natural Sciences)
GED 108 Environmental Science (Natural Sciences)
3 Semester Units
Environmental Science takes an interdisciplinary approach to environmental science, addressing the interactions of humans and the biosphere including water, air, and soil. It also explores the impact of human activities to these resources. In addition, socioeconomic and political perspectives are integrated to assess current environmental issues.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Define sustainability, sound science and stewardship—the three unifying themes in environmental science.
- Examine the international and U.S. measures taken to mitigate climate change and evaluate their effectiveness.
- Evaluate how our national energy policies encourage both renewable energy and energy conservation.
- Discuss the concept of sustainability and describe sustainable solutions being pursued today.
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