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First-Year Seminar (110-6-1)


Physics & Climate Change


Mayda Velasco
Technological Institute Building (2145 Sheridan Road), Room F-119
Office Hours: Monday & Friday 2:30-4:00

Meeting Info

Technological Institute F280: Mon, Wed 1:00PM - 2:20PM

Overview of class

Climate change is an empirical fact based on many sources of experimental data. This observation and analyses show the importance and predictive power of science. In this course, we will start with what Physics reveals about climate change at the most fundamental level. At the end of the course, each student will develop their own vision of what a proper policy should be, based on the facts and predicted challenges ahead.

Class Attributes

WCAS First-Year Seminar

Enrollment Requirements

Enrollment Requirements: Reserved for First Year & Sophomore only