NYU Steinhardt

Contemporary Environmental Debates

  • Course Number: ENYC-GE 2020
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Critical examination of the ethical dimensions of major environmental controversies; the safety & economics of nonrenewable energy systems, the wisdom of alternative energy systems, recourse scarcity, population & world hunger, pollution, conflicting political & economic world forces. An assessment of arguments & evidence relevant to the changing of environmental debate. Topical focus changes yearly.
  • Old Course Number: E15.2020